In 1803 he received a commission in an infantry regiment, and took part in the campaign of 1805 under General Davoust, first in the Low Countries, and later at Ulm, Maria Zell and Austerlitz, where he fought with distinction, was wounded several times and promoted.
Hans Sachs, on the other hand, sang the praises of the " Wittenberg Nightingale," and a considerable number of prominent men of letters accepted Luther as their guide - Zell and Bucer, in Strassburg, Eberlin in Ulm, Oecolampadius in Augsburg, Osiander and others in Nuremberg, Pellicanus in NOrdlingen.
And the fine church erected by him at Maria-Zell is a lasting memorial of his victories.
The other four are Hallein, St Johann, Tamsweg and Zell-am-See.
Zell-am-See (2473 ft.), pop. 1561, is a favourite tourist resort.
Gerlos Pass (Zell to Mittersill), bridle path .