Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Rosengarten, Joseph George

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ROSENGARTEN, Joseph George, lawyer, b. in Philadelphia, Pa., 14 July, 1835. He was graduated at the University of Pennsylvania in 1852, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1856, studied in Heidelberg in 1857, and practised after his return to his native city. During the civil war he served on the staff of Gen. John F. Reynolds in the Army of the Potomac. He has delivered numerous addresses before various literary and charitable associations, including one before the Pennsylvania historical society on the “Life and Public Services of Gen. John F. Reynolds” (Philadelphia, 1880), and contributed frequently to periodicals. He is the author of “The German Soldier in the Wars of the United States” (Philadelphia, 1881).