The re-enactor Group General Cler, is born to Magenta in 2003 in the within of the initiatives in memory of the battle of the 4 june 1859
and those events that carried to the realization of the unit of Italy, second the famous process like "Risorgimento".
The Group carries out the own activity in the within of military historical reconstruction, that is the so-called "re-enactement". This activity, practiced from many years to the foreign country, has been gone developing also in Italy, reaching to combine more and more gets passionate. The activity of historical reconstruction comes lead with rigor, without political scope and in the most absolute respect than every religion and in the most elevated spirit of friendship between the people.
General Joseph Gustave Cler
The heading to french General Jean Joseph Gustave Cler, fallen in the final phase of the french attack
to Pontevecchio of Magenta the 4 june 1859, finds its justification beyond that in a right homage, also in the fact that the ours Group represents with its uniforms the unit where the General Cler has finished its career, the Regiment of the Zouaves of the Imperial Guard.