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Oreste Calzolari

Monumento ai Caduti di Mentana

1902
Piazza Mentana
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This monument to the Battle of Mentana, where Garibaldi's men fought to capture the city of Rome from French-Papal troops, stands in Piazza Mentana square in Florence, Italy. It was sculpted by garibaldine sculptor Oreste Calzolari, and it was inaugurated on April 27 1902. The dedication reads: "To the Brave who fell at Mentana, consecrating Rome to Free Italy".