21 April, 1796
Guides for Northern Italy
his opponents on their heels after defeats at Montenotte
and Dego, Napoleon
Bonaparte pursued General Baron
Colli's Piedmontese and caught him at Mondovi.
a small advantage in numbers, 17,500 to 13,000, Bonaparte
went on the attack but had his first assault driven off.
French general was not to be denied and a further advance
forced Colli to move.
Piedmontese signed an armistice two days later.