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Ferdinand von Schill

was 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 was the youngest of four brothers. 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 one[...]