The Siege of Sevastopol 1854-1855

Siege of Sevastopol – the breaking of Russian domination in the Black Sea Basin. Crimean War 1853-1856

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The 42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot also called the Black Guard, took part in the siege of the main Russian naval base in the Black Sea – Sevastopol. The siege lasted 349 days and was one of the most important battles of the Crimean War. This clash largely determined the outcome of the entire war

Riffleman of the 42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment