Eduard Julius Ludwig von Lewinski
(22.02.1829 - 17.09.1906)
place of birth: Münster,
Westfalen (Prussian Westphalia)
General der Artillerie
General Eduard von Lewinski was and artillery officer and
corps-level commander in the Prussian military during the 19th century.
Having launched his military career in 1846, he subsequently served as a
company commander during the Danish War of 1864 where he was
engaged at Düppeler Schanzen (Dybbol)
and Alsen. His actions at Dybbol merited him the Pour le Merite honor. The Austro-Prussian
War of 1866 had Lewinski serving on First Army's general staff and
taking part in battles at Münchengrätz
He continued service on First Army's staff as that unit entered the Franco-Prussian
War of 1870-71, and he also functioning as the Senior Quartermaster
of Prussia's South Army.
During peacetime, General von Lewinski held the position of Chief
Inspector of Field Artillery, and additionally commanded VI. Army Corps
in Breslau, where he remained until retiring from active duty in 1895.
His brother Alfred also served as a Prussian general, and General von
Lewinski's biological son was the future Wehrmacht Field Marshal
Erich von Manstein.
Eisernes Kreuz II
Pour le Mérite