Photo card period CDV of Civil War Major General Franz Sigel. Major General Sigel was a German-born immigrant that was endorsed by Abraham Lincoln to serve in the Union Army. He led the North at the Battle of Pea Ridge, where he defeated Major General Earl Van Dorn. This carte-de-visite is on Brady’s National Portrait Gallery stock. Excellent condition, though the Maj. General’s name is misspelled (John P. Richardson Estate, Hingham, MA).