Illustration showing Reaction at home to learning of the gallantry of the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava, Crimean War, 25 October 1854. Russian army defeated by the allies at this battle. Father and younger members of family delighted. Mother and older daughters have tears at the thought of possibly dead or wounded loved ones. John Leech cartoon from Punch,1854

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