Prince F. Salm-Salm (1828-1870)

Prince Felix Salm-Salm was a Prussian nobleman who became a brevet brigadier general of volunteers in the Union Army. Trained at the military school in Berlin, he offered his services to the U.S. army in 1861. Salm-Salm fought under General Blenker as a colonel and chief of staff during the American Civil War. He later commanded the 68th New York Infantry and was brevetted brigadier general of volunteers. Salm-Salm went on to Mexico to serve in the army of the doomed Emperor Maximilian. Imprisoned when the government collapsed, he returned to Prussia after his release and died in battle.

Date:
1863 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES20320
Photographer:
C. D. Fredricks & Co.
Height:
1212px
Width:
727px
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