Napoleon Series Archive 2015

Re: Chicago's Only Waterloo Veteran

A nice example on how to write your own history ;-)

His name was Andreas Zirngibl (without the "von" which generally indicates nobilty). But it seems that he himself did not use the "von" during his lifetime (pp. 431 ff.):

https://books.google.de/books?id=Mt7-q82AB0YC

It is unusal that a Bavarian citizen would join the Prussian army as a volunteer in 1815, but I cannot rule it out with certainty.

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