THE STUDNITZ WARS: THE WARTIME JOURNALS OF A PRUSSIAN CAVALRY GENERAL 1849-71.
114pp., P.B. 2015.
Spanning the years from 1849, when as a young cadet he was involved in fighting ‘the rebellious mob’ in Breslau, the journal also vividly recounts his experiences and actions as an officer in the German-Danish War of 1864, as well as the Austro-Prussian War of 1866, where he was involved in the battles at Dornbach, Kissingen, Aschaffenburg, Tauberbischofsheim, and Gerchsheim. He then fought through the entire Franco-German War, where he participated in the battles at Vionville, Metz and Ladon, Seris, Bellevue, Vendome, Monnaie, Montoire, St. Amande, Le Mans, Coulie, Beaune de la Rolande, Couteulle, and Jouanville.