fancied that the Tyrol would be speedily invaded. He then poured down
on Brescia, after defeating the Austrians at Castenedolo. Hardly had he
that town ere he heard that a heavy Austrian column was
advancing to expel him. '!'he general, disregarding his numerical infe­
riority, started out to meet them, and advli.notd only two regiments
toward. Salo. On the road. he met three who evidently desired
to be cron·questioll.lld. u.ntor\IU\1\tely, inquired of them if
hittd l!een anything of the A\illtrianll along the road they had come,
antl on their negative reply ho sent back oM of his regiments, and
Ad'Vanced the few men left him, nut he had hardly mounted the
helght11 berore he was attacked by the enemy's cavalr:y, and the contest
\tef'y unequal. <lliribaldl !lent off in all hute to General Caldini
fot l"elJil\:n:•cementll, 1\ttd while tlte lattel' was senditl..g Ut> two regiments he
sustailled. the fl.te with l'are bravery. Ile fought at the head
of his meti, who were efleQUI:'a.ged. by their leader's example. For a
tt\omelltt it was thought that the was lost, for his horse fell with
three hullets through his body 1 \mt when the reinforcements arrived, all
'WIY! over. :Many we!e killed on both sides, but Garibaldi held his

'!'he .Austrian& were growitlg hMrtily tired of the stings they received.
fl'om thlt twtu•m of' g111tt81 ""d. ttpj>ointed General J ochmus, formerly
ll9lktnli1l.der ot the gultan's army ia to crush Garibaldi. Unfortu­


t.b.ey ne'Ver met, or we 1bould probably have had one more leaf to
tttld to our hero'e laurel \ltown. Once more we will quote from M.

1-d.mond Texter,

11.11 we llre anxio\ls to relate every tralt we can descrip­
tive of' Garibaldi. lie ill l"ep\\aUng 'l'l'hat \vas told him by one of the


all adore our chief, though he rarely 1\nd is most incom·
mlln.i<Ja.tivt!, So !loon 1111 l!oo him we look at hie cap ; if it is on tlw
back of hi! head. it l'i a that he is l!&tieftcd; it, on the contrary, it
conce&lill his faoo and the peak Is over his nOlle, the l!ituation is grave-we
may sometb.lng !erioue, tlBii we get ready our arms. These two
signs tail in their effect. 'l'he other day, on our arrival at
Bergamo, the 'C'tl)> wu further back than ever. The telegraph had in­
formed us ot the &l'rival by railway of 1500 Austrians, who were coming
to Bergamo, unaware of our presence. We ambuscaded round the
station; the telegraph announced that the enemy had reached the last
station but one ; our hearts beat with impatience and joy, minutes
succee(Led minutes, but nothing came. The Austrians had gone back at
fullspe,ed when they heard of our presence. Sudden change of the cap's



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