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The Roll of the Kettledrum : Or : The Lay of the Last Charger single work   poetry   "One line of swart profiles, and bearded lips dressing,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1867-1909... 1867-1909 The Roll of the Kettledrum : Or : The Lay of the Last Charger
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Notes

  • Poem inspired by the suicidal charge of the British light cavalry over open terrain in the Battle of Balaclava (Ukraine) in the Crimean War on 25 October, 1854

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Last amended 10 May 2001 15:49:06
Subjects:
  • Crimea,
    c
    Ukraine,
    c
    c
    Former Soviet Union,
    c
    Eastern Europe, Europe,
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  • 1854
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