The New International Encyclopædia/Grolman, Karl Wilhelm Georg von

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GROLMAN, grṓl'mȧn, Karl Wilhelm Georg von (1777-1843). A German soldier, born in Berlin. He entered the army at the age of fourteen. After serving on the Military Commission of 1807 which was appointed to reorganize the Prussian Army, he left the Prussian service, which he did not reënter until 1813. He fought in the subsequent campaigns against Napoleon, and at the battle of Waterloo was quartermaster-general on the staff of Blücher. He did much to promote the extension of German influence in the Province of Posen. His works include: Geschichte des Feldzugs von 1814 (1842), and Geschichte des Feldzugs von 1815 in den Niederlanden und Frankreich (1837).