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In southern Italy, Garibaldi takes the Calabrian town of Monteleone without a fight

Giuseppe Garibaldi, detail
08/27/1860
On their 250 mile march up the Calabrian coast towards Naples, Garibaldi and his men took the ancient town of Monteleone without a fight.  In the following days, he pursued the 10,000 men garrison and forced them to surrender near the mountain village of Soveria-Mannelli.  Garibaldi entered Naples on September 7, 1860.  (By John Osborne)   
Source Citation: 
George Macauley Trevelyan, Garibaldi and the Making of Italy (London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1912), 143.

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