The Reminiscences of Carl Schurz (book)/Volume One

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A version of these volumes with more illustrations and fuller captions, but without the indexes for v. 2 and 3, is available at The Reminiscences of Carl Schurz.

THE


REMINISCENCES


OF


CARL SCHURZ


VOLUME ONE


1829-1852


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ILLUSTRATED WITH PORTRAITS AND

ORIGINAL DRAWINGS


NEW YORK

THE McCLURE COMPANY

MCMVII


TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE
I Family History 3
II Childhood in Liblar 21
III At the Gymnasium in Cologne 53
IV At the University of Bonn 90
V Beginnings of Revolution, 1848 112
VI Uprising in Germany—Students'
 Participation 134
VII Campaigns in the Palatinate and
Baden—Escape from Rastatt 179
VIII Refugee in Switzerland 237
IX Return to Germany—Rachel 254
X Liberation of Kinkel 285
XI Flight with Kinkel to England 317
XII Sojourn in Paris 342
XIII Return to London, Mission to
Switzerland—Mazzini, Kossuth 367
XIV Refugee Life in London—Marriage
and Departure for America 389


THE REMINISCENCES OF CARL SCHURZ

Copyright, 1907, by The McClure Company


Published, October, 1907



Copyright, 1905, 1906, by The S. S. McClure Company

Copyright 1905, 1906, by Carl Schurz


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CARL SCHURZ IN 1906


LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

FACING
PAGE
Carl Schurz in 1906 Frontispiece
Heribert Jüssen and Frau Jüssen 12
Christian Schurz, Father of Carl Schurz—Born 1796, Died 1876 22
Mother of Schurz—Born 1798, Died 1877 24
University at Bonn and Rathaus at Bonn 92
Rathaus at Bonn 94
Prof. Gottfried Kinkel 98
Frederick William III 104
Frederick William IV and Louis Philippe 118
The Revolution in Berlin, 1848 122
Carl Schurz at Nineteen 128
Karl Marx 170
Carl Schurz as a Student 196
Frederich Tiedemann and Hensel 204
“A Prussian Officer, under a Flag of Truce, with a Summons to Surrender” 212
Gottfried Kinkel in Chains 246
Rachel—From the Painting by Edouard Dubufe 278
Krüger, Innkeeper at Spandau and Herr Leddihn 286
Kinkel's Escape 310
A Mythical Portrait of Schurz 338
Gottfried Kinkel and Carl Schurz 374
Carl Schurz and His Wife 402