About Pierre Bosquet

Pierre Bosquet
Pierre François Joseph Bosquet was a French Army general. He served during the conquest of Algeria and the Crimean War; returning from Crimea he was made Marshal of France and senator. Wikipedia
November 8, 1810, Mont-de-Marsan, France
February 5, 1861, Pau, France

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Pierre Bosquet Quotes

It is magnificent, but it is not war.
Quoted in The Reason Why (1953) referring to the charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava on October 25, 1854.