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The plight of the Boers caused much international condemnation of the British, and numerous foreign volunteers came to the aid of the embattled Republics. Above, pictured during the Siege of Ladysmith, are members of the Irish Brigade, which was composed of Irish and Irish-Americans, many of them miners who already had been working in the region. Standing in the center wearing the white is Col. JYF Blake, the commander of the Brigade, and an ex-US Army officer. (McGregor Museum)

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The plight of the Boers caused much international condemnation of the British, and numerous foreign volunteers came to the aid of the embattled Republics. Above, pictured during the Siege of...

Dutch fans of the Boers

Dutch fans of the Boers

Paul Kruger gee hulde aan Amerkaanse soldate wat aan die kant van die Boere kom veg in 1900.

Paul Kruger gee hulde aan Amerkaanse soldate wat aan die kant van die Boere kom veg in 1900.

Prince Nikolay Georgievich Bagrationi of Georgia who fought on the side of the Boers

Boer War Art Poetry and History

Read this newspaper clip below – where an Englishman described how kind the Boers were and that everything that was said in England about the Boers, was not true. From the Boer War Facebook p…

Boer War. Foreign military attaches in the Boer army. Russian military attache Gurko sits on the left.

Boer War. Foreign military attaches in the Boer army. Russian military attache Gurko sits on the left.

ALFRED GUSTAFSON b. 1850 in Högsby i Kalmar län in the south of Sweden, d. 19 Dec 1903 in Witrand Potchefstroom, occupation Wheelright and farmer.  Married in Phillipstown Cape Province MARTHA MARGARETHA RETIEF ROOS, b. about 1870 in Cape Province, d. 09 Oct 1952 in "Visgat" Vereeniging  Only 4 of their 8 children survived the Mafeking Concentration Camp. Possibly these are the children on this photo but we do not have certainty

ALFRED GUSTAFSON b. 1850 in Högsby i Kalmar län in the south of Sweden, d. 19 Dec 1903 in Witrand Potchefstroom, occupation Wheelright and farmer. Married in Phillipstown Cape Province MARTHA MARGARETHA RETIEF ROOS, b. about 1870 in Cape Province, d. 09 Oct 1952 in "Visgat" Vereeniging Only 4 of their 8 children survived the Mafeking Concentration Camp. Possibly these are the children on this photo but we do not have certainty

Major Friedrich Wilhelm Richard Albrecht was a German and a veteran of the Franco-Prussian war (1870–71). In November 1880 he was appointed commanding officer of the Oranje Vryijstaat Artillerie Corps (OVSAC). Under his leadership the OVSAC underwent considerable improvement. He replaced the uniform of the OVSAC from one based on the British Royal Artillery with one of a Prussian style, imported from Berlin.

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Pickelhaube collections from the time of Kaiser Wilhelm II Colonel J's - Imperial German Pickelhaube Musings