Edward Karlovich Stange (1822–1883) - Russian general, participant of the Caucasian War .
|Edward Karlovich Stange|
|Date of Birth||August 16, 1822|
|Date of death||January 18, 1883 (60 years)|
|Place of death||Ufa|
|Type of army||infantry|
|Part||Absheron regiment , Shirvan regiment|
|Commanded||Smolensk battalion of the internal guard|
|Battles / Wars||Caucasian war|
|Awards and prizes||Order of St. George 4th century (1859).|
Edward Stange was born on August 16, 1822. He received his secondary education in the Mogilyov gymnasium, after which he entered St. Petersburg University .
He began his military service in 1841 as a private soldier in the Grenadier Regiment of Emperor Franz I. In 1845, he was promoted to ensign with an appointment to the Absheron regiment , which was soon sent to the Caucasus . Here, exclusively for military distinctions against the mountaineers, Stange was made in all ranks up to lieutenant colonel inclusive. As commander of the battalion of the Shirvan Infantry Regiment , Stange, with the rank of major , participated, among other things, on August 25, 1859 when storming the Gunib fortress and capturing Shamil, and for the distinction was awarded the Order of St. Georgy 4th degree (№ 10165 on the list of Grigorovich - Stepanov)
|In retaliation for the exploits of courage and courage rendered during the storming of the fortified aul Gunib, on August 25, 1859, where the first, with the entrusted battalion, ascended to Gunib-dag, where he had hot work with the Murids entrenched there and seized 2 enemy guns.|
Arriving in St. Petersburg in 1861, Stange was appointed commander of the Smolensk battalion of the internal guard. In 1864, promoted to colonel, he received a new appointment to the post of the Minsk provincial military commander, and four years later he was transferred to the same post in Ufa . In 1876, Stange was promoted to major general . He was elected the same year as the chairman of the local Ufa department of the care of the sick and wounded, he vigorously set about finding funds for this institution, which resulted in the possibility of sending a mobile hospital for 100 beds to Elisavetgrad with 32 staff.
In 1881, after the abolition of the post of provincial military commanders, Stange was enrolled in the army infantry reserve and continued to live in Ufa, remaining as before the chairman of the local committee of the Red Cross Society .
Stange died on January 18, 1883 in the city of Ufa and was buried there.
- Obituary // Russian Invalid, 1883, No. 18
- Russian biographical dictionary : 25 tons. / Under the supervision of A. A. Polovtsov. 1896-1918.
- Stepanov V.S., Grigorovich P.I. In commemoration of the centenary of the imperial Military Order of the Holy Great Martyr George the Victorious. (1769–1869). SPb., 1869