Whitmer Alexander( writer and Zemstvo)
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Biography Whitmer Alexander
Born in 1839, Mr.. He was a professor of military history and military art at the Academy of General Staff. Overseas assignments in 1869. to get acquainted with the Prussian and French armies, contrary to popular belief, we insist that at a meeting with the Prussians, the French army is doomed to disaster. In retirement he worked in zemstvos Vine and tobacco growing. He proved the possibility of production in the Crimea high grades of tobacco (Dubek). Under the pseudonym "Aenve" wrote for the stage, and one of his plays, "Acrostic", was an outstanding success. Recently, prints their memoirs in the "Historical Journal". Separately issued "The French military establishment late last century, and campaign 1800 g. in Italy ";" in 1812 in "War and Peace" (objections to historical views LN. Tolstoy, St. Petersburg., 1869); "Skobelev and his youth"; "The Russian Navy" (1910), "Kazimir V. Levitsky," "Fortress issues.