War participants

Napoleonic War

 

fr. Legion of Honor 3rd class 1809

Col. Heinrich Christian Huthsteiner (Obrist) had been artillery officer during the war. He commanded 2 cannons and 2 mortars and was stationed in the city of Glogau, later in Löwenberg/Silesia. He was awarded with the saxonian medal of St. Heinrich (Knight).

After Saxony was defeated it became part of the Napoleonic alliance. Huthsteiner was awarded on 06.07.01813. with the medal of the French Legion of Honor.

In 1819 he was mentioned as ‚von Hutsteiner‘ in a document about the 7-years war in the Pyrenees and it seems that he got knighted at that time as the prefix ‚von‘ is a part of an aristocrat title.

 

 

sax. medal of St. Heinrich

 

BTW: on 11.5.1809 he took quarters with his unit close to Osterhofen with the French army on the way to Austria via Passau. An interesting fact that members of all three major  families were in Osterhofen.

 

 

 

Friedrich August Huthsteiner was killed during the siege of Torgau 1813,

 

Franco-Prussian war 1870/1871

 

 

American Civil War

 

World War I

Walter Hutstein was reported missing at the end of WWI.

 

World War II

Artur August Ernst Hutstein

 

 

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