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THE JBANDA AND KIRWEE BOOTY.

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THE EUROPEAN WAR.

THE BATTLE OF CUSTOZZA.

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THE BATTLE OF CUSTOZZA. The Florence journals of the 26th of June publish the following details of the battle fought on the 24th instant:— The Austrian forces numbered 60,000 men, with a considerable quantity of artillery. The Italian cavalry regiments did not abandon their position, nor were they overcome, until after the enemy had received heavy reinforcements. Towards nightfall, both the Italians and Austrians retired from their respective positions. The division under Prince Humbert was attacked a little distance from Villafranca by two regi- ments of Hussars. He ordered a battalion of infantry to form square, remaining themselves in their midst, and repulsed the charge of the Hussars. Prince Amadeus received a wound in the chest while leading a brigade of Grenadiers. The Piannelli division took prisoners an entire battalion of Austrian chasseurs. The Govone division took the position of Custozza and part of Monte Torre by assault, and held them till night, notwith- standing the onslaughts made by the enemy with greatly superior forces. Cuzia's division took posses- sion of another part of Monte Torre and Monte Croce, and held them till evening. The Sirtori divi- sion took Santa Lucia, and also remained in posses- sion until the evening the first army corps reserve on the heights to the left. of Valeggio held in check an overwhelming number of Austrians before which General Cerale had been forced to retire; Bixio's divi- sion and the cavalry of the line protected the retreat of the army, which was effected in good order. The Italian cavalry had several engagements with the Austrians, who sofferedheavy losses, and the 3rd army corps made about 1,000 prisoners. The Italian losses are great, but those of the enemy are believed to be still more considerable. .1' General Villarez was killed, and Generals Durando, Cerale, and Gozzani were wounded while charging at the head of their men. The troops are in excellent spirits, and anxious to renew the contest."

THE BATTLES IN BOHEMIA.

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