The Battle of Balaclava

[caption id="attachment_3385" align="alignright" width="100"]"Charge of the Light Brigade" On October 10, 1854, Russian forces met with British forces at the Battle of Balaclava in Sevastopol, Russia. This engagement saw neither side garner a clear victory, with both Russians and British taking heavy losses. Ultimately, the British came out on top. The English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson, commemorated this engagement with "The Charge of the Light Brigade" written on 9 December 1854.

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25 Oct 1854

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