Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria takes personal command of his armies in Italy

Defeat at the Battle of Magenta saw the Austrian withdraw across eastern Lombardy leaving the capital city of Milan to the French and Piedmont-Sardinian forces. Emperor Franz Joseph I dismissed Count Guylai, the defeated Austrian commander, and took personal command of his armies. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1859 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1860), 246.
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1860 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1860), 390.
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US/the World
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