Newfoundland and Sebastopol
DESCRIPTION: "Success to France and England! Hurray my boys hurray! Sebastopol is taken And we've nobly gained the day" on September 8, 1855. The battles are recounted. "Here's to the memory of our soldiers ... of that dreadful battle Of September, fifty-five"
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Greenleaf/Mansfield)
KEYWORDS: army battle war England France Russia memorial
Sep 9, 1855 - Fall of Sevastopol following an 11 month siege
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greenleaf/Mansfield 152, "Newfoundland and Sebastopol" (1 text)
cf. "Sebastopol (Old England's Gained the Day; Capture and Destruction of Sebastopol; Cheer, Boys, Cheer)" (subject, theme)
NOTES: Greenleaf/Mansfield['s version] has no mention of "Newfoundland" in the text. - BS
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