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The Charge of the Light Brigade: Raglan again

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him, to attack at all hazards; or to undertake the operation, which led to such a brilliant display of gallantry on the part of the Light Brigade, and unhappily at the same time occasioned such lamentable casualties in every Regiment composing it.

In his Lordship's letter, he is wholly silent with respect to a previous order which had been sent him. He merely says that the Cavalry was formed to support an intended movement of the Infantry. This previous order was in the following words. "The Cavalry to advance and take advantage

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