BENEDEK, Ludwig von, General. 17771



Original bold autograph, given “pour souvenir” to the reporter William Howard Russell a few days after the Battle of Königrätz 1 page 7 x 4 inches, neatly tipped on to a 2 page letter (21 July 1866) explaining the circumstances of the autograph. 13 July 1866. Ludwig von Benedek (1804-1881), Austrian general best known for commanding the Imperial army in 1866 in the Battle of Königrätz against the Prussian Army.