Eduard Ernst Friedrich Hannibal Vogel von
(06.01.1797 - 06.04.1885)
place of birth: Breslau, Niederschlesien (Wrocław,
General der Infanterie
General Eduard Vogel von Falckenstein served as a Prussian
officer during the 19th century. As an Oberst, Vogel worked for General
Graf von Wrangel from 1850 to 1855, functioning as III. Army Corps Chief
of Staff at the Berlin headquarters. During the Danish War of
1864, when he was awarded the Pour le Merite honor,
General-Lieutenant Vogel von Falckenstein served as Chief of Staff of
the combined Prussian-Austro-Hungarian military forces and was also the
commander of an army corps supporting Field Marshal von Wrangel.
Vogel then was commanding general of Prussia's Army of the
Main during the Austro-Prussian War of 1866. Although he had
left the military service in 1868, Vogel von Falckenstein functioned as
Governor General of the German Coastland, during the Franco-Prussian
War of 1870-71, residing in Hannover. In this capacity, he organized
coastal defenses and created an all volunteer maritime patrol. He again
retired from his military duties in 1873 and passed away in 1885 at his
Dolzig estate located in Lausitz. His eldest son Maximilian likewise
served as a General der Infanterie.
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