Hugo Moritz Anton Freiherr von Obernitz
(16.04.1819 - 18.09.1901)
place of birth:  Bischofswerder, Ostpreußen
Königreich Preußen:  KG,  Generaladjutant SM,  General der Infanterie

                          

General von Obernitz served as a corps commander and an adjutant general to Kaiser Wilhelm I.  He received the Pour le Merite honor for valor displayed during the Austro-Prussian War of 1866. Von Obernitz then headed up a division during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71, after which he became an honorary citizen of Stuttgart. During peacetime, General von Obernitz replaced August Graf von Werder as commander of XIV. Army Corps headquartered in Karlsruhe, a posting he held for nine years.




     

General der Infanterie ... 11.06.1879

Eisernes Kreuz II ............. Deutsch-Französischer Krieg  1870–1871

Pour le Mérite ................... 17.09.1866

Militär-St-Heinrich ......... 00