Cyclopædia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States
SCHURZ, Carl, was born near Cologne, Germany, March 2, 1829. He took part in the revolutionary troubles of 1848, came to the United States in 1852, entered political life as a republican, and reached the grade of brigadier general during the rebellion. He then settled down to newspaper work, and in 1867 became editor of a St. Louis newspaper. In Missouri he was one of the leaders of the "liberal movement" (see
—See Davis and Durrie's History of Missouri, 598; Schurz's Speeches, 1865.
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