In this German broadside dated Aug. 14, 1861, Gustav Körner requests that Julius Raith, Adolph Engelmann, William Ehrhard, and Charles Drockenbrodt raise a regiment to be sent to Camp Butler in Springfield, Illinois.

Cabinet Card of Julius Raith, Colonel of the 43rd Illinois Infantry. Raith was killed at the Battle of Shiloh.

Photograph of Gustav Körner.