Valerio accompanied Vittorio Emmanuel II to the battlefields of the Italian Wars for Unification. The postcard image attached, is from a postcard that Valerio sent from the Battle of Bezzecca to a military commander in Torino. Here is the English translation of the postcard sent by Valerio. The Battle of Bezzecca was fought on July 26, 1866 between the Italians and the Austrians.

Battlefield Postcard