August Valentine

born 5.1.1828 in Ispringen, Karlsruhe, Baden (today Germany)
died in 1895
image from 1863

graduated at West Point in 1852
became in 1864 Major General in the Union Army
He was one of the commissioners at the trial of the Lincoln conspirators.
He wrote a diary, to be published under "The Diary of August V. Kauntz" by Martin F. Schmitt

Picture downloaded from www.picturehistory.com

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