; born in Hungary
, Dec. 18, 1811.
He had served in the Austrian army, and at the outbreak of the revolution of 1848 he entered the insurgent army of Hungary
, struggling for Hungarian independence.
He accompanied Kossuth
in exile in Turkey
In the autumn of 1851 he came to the United States
in the frigate Mississippi
, and became a citizen.
When the Civil War
broke out in 1861 he offered his services to the government, and in July he went as chief of Fremont
's staff to Missouri
, where he was soon promoted to brigadier-general.
He performed faithful services until wounded in the face and one arm, in Florida
in a battle on Sept. 27, 1864.
For his services there he was brevetted a major-general in the spring of 1865.
and in August following he resigned, and was appointed minister to the Argentine Republic
The wound in his face caused his death in Buenos Ayres
, Jan. 21, 1868.