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The Charge of the Light Brigade: according to Lucan

Lucan's despatch (from which this is an extract) gives his account of the Charge of the Light Brigade. He refers to '…being instructed to make a rapid advance to our front to prevent the Enemy carrying the guns lost by Turkish Troops in the morning…'

Catalogue reference: WO 1/369 f. 659 (27 Oct 1854)

The Charge of the Light Brigade: according to Lucan
 
 
 
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