Ferdinand von Schill

ferdinand-schillwas 1773 on Sothof in Silesia, an estate of his father's birth. This was a Prussian Lieutenant Colonel. His mother was born a baroness of Traglau. Schill war der jüngste von vier Brüdern. After some time he had visited the school in Breslau, it took the General Count Kalckreuth, of his military talent recognized, in his Dragoons to Pasewalk.

This he did as a sub-lieutenant in the 14. October 1806 the battle of Auerstadt with. The government quickly recognized his potential and he authorized the 12. January 1807 ein Freicorps in Pommern zu organisieren und in Übereinstimmung mit der Kommandantur zur Deckung des Landes mitzuwirken. Die Fortsetzung seiner Lebensgeschichte kann heruntergeladen werden, siehe Link.

Ferdinand von Schill und die halbhundertjährige Gedächtnissfeier seines Todes am 31. des Maimonats 1859 in Stralsund

Das Haupt Ferdinands von Schill mit dem Bildnisse von Carl Friedrich von Vechelde

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