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The New International Encyclopædia/Asboth, Sándor

ASBOTH, ŏsh'bōt, Sándor (Alexander) (1811-68). A Hungarian-American soldier. After fighting under Kossuth (1848-49), he accompanied him to America in 1851, and became a citizen of the United States. During the Civil War he commanded divisions under Frémont and Curtis, as brigadier-general, and was seriously wounded at the battles of Pea Ridge (March 7-8, 1862) and Marianna (September 27, 1864). He resigned with the brevet rank of major-general (August, 1865), and was United States Minister to the Argentine Republic (1866-68), where he died of his wounds.