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Garibaldi and his volunteers organize on the Tuscan coast for their invasion of Sicily

Giuseppe Garibaldi, detail
05/07/1860 to 05/08/1860
Around Talamone on the Tuscan coast, Giuseppe Garibaldi and his 1,087-strong group of insurgents organized, equipped, and trained for their invasion of Bourbon Sicily.   Ranged in eight companies, the force sailed on May 9, 1860 aboard their two steamships Piedmonte and Lombardo.  Garibaldi and his men landed on the island at the port of Marsala on May 11, 1860.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
G.M. Trevelyan, Garibaldi and the Thousand, May 1860 (London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1916), 210-221.

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