Julius Hartwig Friedrich von Hartmann
(02.03.1817 - 30.04.1878)
place of birth:  Hannover
Königreich Preußen:  KG,  General der Cavallerie


Julius von Hartmann served as an imperial Prussian
cavalry general and army corps chief of staff during the mid-19th century. He joined the 10th Prussian Hussars Regiment from Aschersleben in 1834. As a young officer, he worked at both the Great General Staff and the Prussian War Ministry. From 1860 to 1862, he functioned as General von Lindheim's Chief of Staff at 6th Corps headquarters in Breslau.

He was commanded a cavalry division in the 2nd Army during the Austro-Prussian War of 1866, seeing action at Königgrätz, Tobischau, and Roketnitz. He likewise commanded the 1st Cavalry Division during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870/71, where his troops were engaged at Colombey-Nouilly, Gravelotte, and the Metz Fortress. His division was later a part of the siege at Tours. By the end of the War, von Hartmann was serving as the military Governor of Strasbourg. General von Hartmann was married to Luise Hartmann, and was the son of General of Artillery Julius von Hartmann and Sophie Hausmann. He died in April 1878 in Baden-Baden.


General der Cavallerie  02.09.1873

Eisernes Kreuz II  Deutsch-Französischer Krieg  1870–1871