Likewise, when was the charge of the Light Brigade?
October 25, 1854
Subsequently, question is, what is the story behind the charge of the Light Brigade? Charge of the Light Brigade , (Oct. 13, Old Style], 1854), disastrous British cavalry charge against heavily defended Russian troops at the Battle of Balaklava (1854) during the Crimean War (1853-56). The suicidal attack was made famous by Alfred, Lord Tennyson in his 1855 poem of the same name.
Likewise, people ask, who wrote the famous 1855 poem The Charge of the Light Brigade ‘?
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
How many of the 600 survived the charge?
In the end, of the roughly 670 Light Brigade soldiers, about 110 were killed and 160 were wounded, a 40 percent casualty rate. They also lost approximately 375 horses. Despite failing to overrun Balaclava, the Russians claimed victory in the battle, parading their captured artillery guns through Sevastopol.