The Transvaal Rebellion: The First Boer War, 1880-1881
Routledge, 10.7.2014 - 280 sivua
This book takes a unique look at the first Boer war by concentrating on the events and battles of the First Boer War. Due attention is also given to the 2nd Boer War - it's origins, key players and significance for the future of South Africa. The personal stories of heroism and sacrifice, sieges, rebellions and battles, make for an enthralling and dramatic tale - a classic of military history that will find a ready audience amongst military enthusiasts.
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1 The Imperial factor and the Transvaal
2 The situation in the Transvaal Territory in 1880 and the outbreak of rebellion
3 The Boer and British military systems
the Boers seize the military initiative
the blockaded garrisons
6 The Natal Field Force
7 Laings Nek
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12 February 58th Regiment 9-pounder 92nd Highlanders administration Afrikaner ammunition Anglo-Zulu Anglo-Zulu War annexation Anstruther April armistice arms Army artillery attack battle Bellairs Boer War Britain British rule Bronkhorstspruit burghers camp campaign Cape Town Colley to Childers Colley’s Colonel colonial column command Commandant-General Commissioner companies confederation Cronjé December defence February fighting flank Gildea Gladstone Grobler guns Haggard horses imperial Ingogo Jaarsveld January Joubert to Kruger Kimberley laager Laband Lady Colley Laing’s Nek Lanyon Last Boer London loyalists Lydenburg Majuba March military Mount Prospect mountain Mounted Infantry Mounted Squadron Natal Naval Brigade Newcastle Norris-Newman officers Orange Free patrols Pedi perimeter Pietermaritzburg Pomeroy-Colley Potchefstroom Pretoria quoted in Butler reinforcements Republic Rifles River road Royal Rustenburg Schuinshoogte scouts settlers Shepstone siege soldiers South Africa southern Africa Standerton Theron-Bushell Transvaal Rebellion Transvaal War troops volunteers wagons Wakkerstroom Wolseley Wolseley’s Wood wounded yards Zulu