Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop. After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign against the British.

Boer War Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop. After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign against the British.

Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902.

Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, The Boers were notoriously excellent marksmen, especially on horseback.

Boer mounted commando

Boer mounted riding on commando. Though I am dubious about his coat.

Boer commando in the Transvaal, Anglo-Boer War

Boer commando in the Transvaal, Anglo-Boer War. Clearly based on the center gentleman of the photo I use for the cover of this board.

Boer horseman

This could easily be Bertrand, Christaan's right hand man, confidant, and conscience.

Boer volunteers

Boers, Second Boer War African agyterryer. Both sides made extensive use of African laborers and scouts, whilst maintaining the myth of ’the white man’s war’. Volunteer, ‘Chicago Irish-American Corps’, Blake’s Irish Brigade.


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