Bicocca of San James

San Michele Mondovì

On the 19th April 1796, a bloody battle between the Napoleonic and Savoyard troops took place on the mount of the Bicocca of San James. It was later sang by Carducci with the well-known Ode alla Bicocca di San Giacomo. In 1908, a marble memorial tablet reminding us of this battle was placed on the right side of the arcade of the chapel dedicated to Saint James.

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