SARDINIA PIEDMONT Scott #0 NAPOLEON ITALY MONZAMBANO BATTLE GENERAL BRUNE & JOURDAN 1800 POSTER fantastic Stamp

Condition: NAPOLEON ITALY MONZAMBANO BATTLE GENERAL BRUNE & JOURDAN 1800 POSTER fantastic
Country: FRANCE
NAPOLEON ITALY MONZAMBANO BATTLE GENERAL BRUNE & JOURDAN 1800 POSTER ISSUED AT TORINO -- fantastic ~~~~ VERY ELUSIVE ITEM -- THE BATTLE AT MONZAMBANO -- The year 1800 brought a new invasion of Italy by the French army headed by Napoleon. In December 1800 the French Army of Reserve was now commanded by General Brune after Napoleon's departure for Paris. On Christmas Day 1800, Brune attacked the Austrian positions and broke their line. The Austrians fell back eastwards over the Adige River. Two days later the armistice was renewed. 29 DECEMBER 1800 PIEDMONTESE NATION COMMITTEE AT TORINO DISSEMINATE REPORT BY GENERAL JOURDAN ABOUT THE FRENCH VICTORY AT THE MINCIO RIVER AND MONZAMBANO WHERE THE AUSTRIANS LOST 15,000 MEN, OF WHICH 7,000 WERE MADE PRISONERS. ALSO REPORTED ON THE POSTER IS FRENCH VICTORY IN EARLY DECEMBER IN LINZ WITH FRENCH TROOPS REACHING SALZBURG MAGNIFICENT DOCUMENT 20 centimeter x 30 cm overall condition is VERY FINE A LIGHT FOLDING CREASE - as would be expected - and some aging at the very bottom - are mentioned for accuracy but do NOT detract from the very fine quality of this historic document MOST DESIRABLE & IMPRESSIVE
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