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Garibaldi and his thousand volunteers embark from the Tuscan coast for Sicily

Giuseppe Garibaldi, detail
05/09/1860
Having organized, equipped, and trained for their invasion of Bourbon Sicily for two days on the Tuscan coast around Talamone, Garibaldi and his volunteers reboarded their steam ships Piedmonte and Lombardo in the early hours of May 9, 1860.  Ranged in eight companies, Garibaldi and his 1087 strong force 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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