August Heinrich Wilhelm von Horn
(18.02.1800 - 19.04.1886)
place of birth:  Loschen, Preußisch Eylau  (Bagrationowsk, RU)
Königreich Preußen:  Stellv KG,  General der Infanterie

                          


General August von Horn served in the Prussian Army
beginning in 1816. Von Horn was wed to Antoinette Freiin d'Orville von Löwenklau. Of his twelve children, two of them (Karl August and Erich Axel Rudolf) served as generals in the Prussian Army. August von Horn rose to the rank of Generalleutnant by 1862 and served as an exemplary commander of a Prussian infantry division during the the Austro-Prussian War of 1866. As the Prussians went to war with France in 1870, and with four of General von Horn's sons seeing action there, August von Horn himself was recalled to active duty to serve as Gustav von Alvensleben's acting commander at IV. Army Corps headquarters in Magdeburg.


     

General der Infanterie ... 06.10.1866