See also:Corps in 1752, and in 1758 was adjutant or aide de
See also:camp to
See also:Frederick the
See also:Henry, with whom he served throughout the later stages of the Seven Years' War . He won
See also:special distinction at the
See also:battle of
See also:Freiberg (
See also:Sept . 29, 1762), for which Frederick promoted him major .
See also:Personal differences with Prince Henry severed their connexion in 1766, and for many years
See also:Kalckreuth lived in
See also:comparative retirement . But he made the
See also:campaign of the War of the Bavarian Succession as a colonel, and on the accession of Frederick
See also:William II. was restored to favour . He greatly distinguished himself as a major-general in the invasion of
See also:Holland in 1787, and by 1792 had be-come count and
See also:lieutenant-general . Under
See also:Brunswick he took a conspicuous
See also:part in the campaign of Valmy in 1792, the
See also:siege and capture of
See also:Mainz in 1793, and the battle of
See also:Kaiserslautern in 1794 . In the
See also:campaigns against
See also:Napoleon in 18o6 he played a marked part for
See also:good or evil, both at Auerstadt and in the
See also:miser-able retreat of the beaten Prussians . In 1807 he defended
See also:Danzig for 78 days against the French under Marshal Lefebvre, with far greater skill and energy than he had shown in the previous
See also:year . He was promoted
See also:field marshal soon afterwards, and conducted many of the negotiations at
See also:Tilsit . He died as
See also:governor of Berlin in 18r8 . The Dictees du Feldmarechal Kalckreuth were published by his son (
See also:Paris, 1844) .
JOHANN KALB (" BARON DE KALB ") (1721—1780)
COUNT VON LEOPOLD KALCKREUTH (1855— )
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