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The Cairoli brothers along the Tevere towards Villa Glori (October 22nd 1867)

Erulo Eroli1911

National Museum of Italian Risorgimento

National Museum of Italian Risorgimento
Torino, Italy

In 1867 Garibaldi and his men tried another military mission on Rome; the volunteers clashed with French troops guarding the city in defence of the Pope. Pavia-born brothers Enrico and Giovanni Cairoli were among the casualties. The climax of the fighting came in the battle of Mentana on November 3rd , which resulted in Garibaldi's defeat.

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  • Title: The Cairoli brothers along the Tevere towards Villa Glori (October 22nd 1867)
  • Creator: Erulo Eroli
  • Date Created: 1911
  • Room: Sala 24

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