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Approximately 800 Hungarian immigrants fought in the Civil War. Many were refugees from the civil unrest in Hungary during the 1840s and 1850s.[1]


  • Pivány, Eugene, Hungarians in the American Civil War, (Cleveland, Ohio, sn, 1913), has biographies of several Hungarians who fought in the Civil War, as well as a partial list of Hungarian Union officers, pp. 52-61. Internet Archive.
  • Kune, Julian, Reminiscences of an Octogenarian Hungarian Exile, (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993). FHL fiche 6084215.


  1. Pivány, Eugene, Hungarians in the American Civil War, (Cleveland, Ohio: sn, 1913), p. 13.


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