Civic and National Guards dressed like the Bersaglieri but had different coloured uniforms. I don'y know if this uniform was worn at Venice but will keep you informedThe Venetian army of 20,000 men was reduced by casualties and sickness to 18,000 or less. It always did its duty.
After the beginning of July, an incessant bombardment was directed against the city itself. Women and children lived in the cellars; fever stalked through the place, but the war feeling was as strong as ever—nay, stronger.
And this is what Manin prevented. The cry was still for resistance; for the first time bitter words were spoken against the man who had served his country so well. But he, who had never sacrificed one iota to popularity, did not swerve. His great influence prevailed.
Battle of Mestre.Mestre is joined to Venice by a causeway type bridge. This battle was won by the Venatians at the start
Karl Marx, on an interview by R. Landor in 1871, said that Mazzini's ideas represents "nothing better than the old idea of a middle-class republic." Marx believed, especially after the Revolutions of 1848, that this alleged middle class point of view had become reactionary and the proletariat had nothing to do with it