In: Poetry “The Charge of the Light Brigade”. What is it about? “The Charge of the Light Brigade”. What is it about? Related Alfred Lord TennysonThe Charge of the Light Brigade 1 Answer Lucifer 193 Questions 421 Answers 128 Best Answers 95 Points View Profile Lucifer Morningstar Added an answer on July 27, 2019 at 11:32 pm The poem “The Charge of the Light Brigade” describes a battle between the English and the Russian army during the Crimean War. The British Army or the Brigade were mistakenly ordered to attack the enemies. The former had only swords while the latter were laid with War Cannons and Guns. Despite knowing that they were going into the mouth of death, the Light Brigade marched towards the enemies. Many of them died and only few of them remained alive and returned back. The poem celebrates the patriotic sacrifice made by the soldiers for their country. Read the complete summary of the poem here. 1 Reply Share Share Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Sorry, you do not have a permission to answer to this question.