The linen industry is concentrated at Schonberg, Mistek, Wiesenberg and Heidenpiltsch; while the cotton industry has its principal seat at Sternberg.
Thus the turning movement came to a standstill far short of Uffingen, the village on Mercy's line of retreat that Turenne was to have seized, nor was a flank attack possible against Mercy's main line, from which he was separated by the crest of the Schonberg.
A first attack failed, as did an attempt to find an unguarded path round the shoulder of the Schonberg.
He died at Schonberg near Berlin, on the 28th of August 1863.
In 1757 he was offered a tutorship in the household of Frau von Schonberg, where he met his future wife.