Friedrich von Sohr

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Eston von Sohr
Allegiance  Kingdom of Prussia
Rank Colonel
Unit Hussars
Battles/wars Battle of Rocquencourt

Friedrich von Sohr (1775-1885)[1] was a Colonel of Prussian hussars. He was commanding the 2nd cavalry brigade at Waterloo and during the Battle of Rocquencourt.

Biography[edit]

His brigade consisted of the 3rd Brandenburg and 5th Pommeranian Hussar and the 11th (2nd Westphalian) Hussars Cavalry Regiment and were part of Major General von Wahlen-Jürgass' Cavalry in Lieutenant General von Pirch's II Corps. Von Sohr was severely wounded while trapped in Le Chesnay, and surrendered to the French forces of General Jean Baptiste Alexandre Strolz.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Straßenburg, Marc. "BUNDESARCHIV - Zentrale Datenbank Nachlässe". www.nachlassdatenbank.de. Retrieved 2016-12-16. 

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