Map of the Great Trek (South Africa) during the 1830s and 1840s by Boers (Dutch/Afrikaans for "farmers").

Map of the Great Trek (South Africa) during the and by Boers (Dutch/Afrikaans for "farmers").

This Day in History: Sep 27, 1862: Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

This Day in History: Sep Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

First Boer War : Battle of Majuba Hill - This Day in History: Feb 27, 1881: The Battle of Majuba Hill, South Africa http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

First Boer War : Battle of Majuba Hill - Feb The Battle of Majuba Hill, South Africa

Botha at Colenso. This Day in History: Sep 27, 1862: Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

Botha at Colenso. This Day in History: Sep Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

Valliant Death of a Commandant. Commandant Potgieter sprawled in the grass 27 metres from the British line, after the battle of Rooiwal on 11 April 1902.  He and 50 of his men died gallantly charging the British line on horseback.

Commandant Potgieter sprawled in the grass 27 metres from the British line, after the battle of Rooiwal on 11 April He and 50 of his men died charging the British line on horseback. - This Day in History: Mar Battle of Tweebosch, South Africa

South Africa: News about the rebellion, 1914

South Africa: News about the rebellion, Feelings still ran hot & high 12 years later.

1914 Rebellion in South Africa -- mobilisation of South African government forces

South African Military History Society - Journal - The diary of Dr Charles Molteno Murray in the Boer Rebellion of 1914

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com

Afrikaans: Britse gesneuweldes by die Slag van Spioenkop op 24 Januarie 1900 English: British dead after the battle at Spion Kop.


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