SONDERBUNDSKRIEG Early work on the first signs of Civil War in Switzerland

SONDERBUNDSKRIEG Early work on the first signs of Civil War in Switzerland

€90,00

Offizielle Publikation / Regierungsrat [gez. v. Schultheiss C. [Constantin] Siegwart-Müller u. Staatsschreiber Bernhard Meyer].


Bericht über den Stand und das bisherige Ergebniß der Untersuchung, den Aufruhr vom 8. dez. 1844 betreffend, an den hohen Regierungsrath des Kanton Luzern.

 

Luzern, Räber, 1846.


72 pages.


Brochure.


Extremely rare document on the first conflicts in Lucerne which le to the Swiss Civil War of 1847.


Trusting in free troops from other cantons, the Lucerne radicals tried with a first ‘Freischarenzug’ on December 8, 1844, to eliminate the clerical government by force; the enterprise failed miserably and was used by the conservative forces to destroy their opponents through incarceration, banishment and confiscation of goods.