It was with difficulty that Garibaldi, placing himself again at the head of his forces, drove the enemy back to Capua.
There is even some ground for believing that in New York he had found his Capua.
Forty thousand men were being concentrated at Capua and Cajazzo.
All Italy was now subject to his power; Capua was his capital, and Rome had fallen.
Capua fell in 211, and the seat of war, to the great relief of Rome, was removed to Lucania and Bruttium.
Hannibal was not himself in Capua at the time that the Romans came to attack it.
Capua itself, on the left bank of the river, afforded them a means of moving forward to the attack of the Garibaldians.
The army is moving out of Naples to take up a position at Capua.
Yet we find that the revolt of Capua to Hannibal was largely the work of noble leaders.
Carthaginians and other barbarians are not citizens of Capua—no refinement—no civilization.