I was able to take a part in the battle of Volturno, but collapsed after it was over.
He had cooked for him on the field of Volturno after fighting all day.
The troops concentrated on the right bank of the Volturno amounted to 35,000, with 6000 garrisoning Capua.
That officer later on joined Garibaldi, and was killed at the Battle of the Volturno.
During the progress of these events Garibaldi was preparing for the final struggle on the Volturno.
On the 1st of October he routed the remnant of the Bourbon army 40,000 strong on the Volturno.
As in the low marshy ground at the mouths of the Liri and Volturno, malaria is very prevalent.
The Neapolitan army at Capua had been very largely reinforced, and had taken post along the river Volturno.
The river Volturno, which runs by that fortified town, was now chosen as the line of defence of the Bourbon monarchy.
It must be remembered that though the army of Salerno was recalled to the Volturno, no troops had been withdrawn from Naples.