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"The Thin Red Line"

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those who attacked Lord Lucan's Division, and charged the 93rd Highlanders, who immediately advanced to the crest of the hill and opened their fire which forced the Russian Cavalry to give way and turn to their left, after which they made an attempt to turn the right flank of the 93rd having observed the flight of the Turks who were placed there, upon which the Grenadiers of the 93rd under Captain Ross were wheeled up to their right and fired on the Enemy, which manoeuvre completely discomforted them. During the rest of the day the Troops under my command received no further molestation from the Russians.

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