Remembering the Charge of the Light Brigade: Its Commemoration, War Memorials and Memory

  title={Remembering the Charge of the Light Brigade: Its Commemoration, War Memorials and Memory},
  author={Gavin Hughes and J. Trigg},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Archaeology},
  pages={39 - 58}
  • Gavin Hughes, J. Trigg
  • Published 2008
  • History
  • Journal of Conflict Archaeology
  • Abstract This paper takes a broad approach to the British and Irish commemoration of the Charge of the Light Brigade (CLB), by assessing the contemporary documentary and memorial evidence and providing useful case-studies for further research. It builds upon the 1858 study by Captains Colbourne and Brine on Balaklava memorials and cemeteries by including an appreciation of those memorials and graves in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. In contrast to Colbourne and Brine's purpose… CONTINUE READING
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