Times editorial piece on the Charge of the Light Brigade


This newspaper report provides details on the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaklava of the Crimean War. The charge took place on 25 October 1854; this newspaper report dates from 13 November, and attempts to clarify the muddied details and the numbers of killed and wounded.

The Times newspaper sent their own war correspondent, William Howard Russell, to the Crimean War. This was a significant move in journalism: for the first time, the British public could learn about the realities and horrors of war as it unfolded.

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'London, Monday, November 13, 1854'
13 November 1854, London
Newspaper / Ephemera
The Times
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