Gustav Adolf Oskar Wilhelm Frh von
(15.10.1825 - 26.12.1895)
place of birth: Berlin
General der Infanterie
General Oskar von Meerscheidt-Hüllessem served in the
Prussian military as the commander of V. Army Corps and the Guards
Corps. He initially joined the 21st Infantry Regiment at Thorn in 1843
and fought during the German Revolutions of 1848. Meerscheidt
then served a a company commander during the Danish
War of 1864 and as a battalion commander in the Austro-Prussian
War of 1866.
During the Franco-Prussian
War of 1870-71, Oberst Meerscheidt-
Hüllessem commanded the 41st
Infantry Regiment, which was engaged in the campaign at Metz and
in northern France. During peacetime, he took command of V. Army Corps
in Posen in 1886, and in 1888 replaced Alexander von Pape as commander
of the Guards Corp. General von Meerscheidt-Hüllessem
retired from active duty in 1893 and died in Berlin two years later,
having never married.
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