Engels in Neue Rheinische Zeitung December 1848

Duel between Berg and Luvini

Source: MECW Volume 8, p. 115;
Written: by Engels on November 30, 1848;
First published: in the Neue Rheinische Zeitung No. 160, December 5, 1848.

Berne, November 30. In the duel yesterday between Herren Berg and Luvini, Herr Berg sustained fairly severe wounds in the arm and in the side. The weapon chosen was the officer’s broadsword (briquet d'ordonnance). When Herr Berg left yesterday he had to be carried to the carriage.