Bonaparte watched the battle, sitting on the bank of a ditch beside the highroad to Alessandria.
The remains of the Austrian army regained their camp at Alessandria.
In her anxiety to return home, she took boat and travelled by water as far as Alessandria.
Meanwhile Massena has taken possession of Alessandria, with all its stores.
When Lodovico heard that Alessandria was lost, his courage failed him.
He has at Alessandria his magazines, his hospitals, his artillery, his reserves.
But the most interesting spot of all was the plain of Marengo, near Alessandria.
Radetzky flung his army in between, and cut off the Italian line of retreat upon Turin and Alessandria.
The one is in Alessandria, and serves as an altar-piece to the domestic chapel of the Conventuals.
Alessandria della Paglia, glorious by her resistance to the emperor in 1174, had even changed her name to Cesarea!