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‘Our poor Colonel loved him as if he had been his own son’: Family Feeling in the Crimea

Holly Furneaux

in Military Men of Feeling: Emotion, Touch, and Masculinity in the Crimean War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198737834
eISBN:
9780191801402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737834.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The body of the British army’s youngest captain, the diminutive Audley Lempriere, was lifted from a Crimean battlefield by his commanding officer with the cry, ‘they shall not take my child’. This ... More


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