Boer fighters General Shuman (left) and Commander Botha (right) of the Boer War, 1899-1902.

Boer fighters General Shuman (left) and Commander Botha (right) of the Boer War, 1899-1902.

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

The Boer War in Colour -   Find us on facebook group: The Anglo-Boer War (The South African War) - 1899 - 1902

The Boer War in Colour - Find us on facebook group: The Anglo-Boer War (The South African War) - 1899 - 1902

The Anglo-Boer War Of 1899 http://tuxedocat007.typepad.com/flashcardhistory/2013/10/the-anglo-boer-war-of-1899.html

The Anglo-Boer War Of 1899 http://tuxedocat007.typepad.com/flashcardhistory/2013/10/the-anglo-boer-war-of-1899.html

Boer troops lining up in battle against the British during the South African War (1899–1902)

Boer troops lining up in battle against the British during the South African War (1899–1902)

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.

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.

British burning down houses & concentration camps. This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends  - http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2013/05/this-day-in-history-may-31-1902-boer.html

British burning down houses & concentration camps. This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends - http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2013/05/this-day-in-history-may-31-1902-boer.html

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) KROONSTAD Camp/Kamp

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) KROONSTAD Camp/Kamp

BOER WAR A 4.7 inch gun known as 'Joe Chamberlain' firing during the barrage of Magersfontein. The barrage was one of the biggest since Sevastopol but only served to warn the Boers of the imminence of British attack. THE SECOND ANGLO - BOER WAR, SOUTH AFRICA 1899 - 1902

BOER WAR A 4.7 inch gun known as 'Joe Chamberlain' firing during the barrage of Magersfontein. The barrage was one of the biggest since Sevastopol but only served to warn the Boers of the imminence of British attack. THE SECOND ANGLO - BOER WAR, SOUTH AFRICA 1899 - 1902

True Character. Boer General Koos De La Rey (22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914), one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

True Character. Boer General Koos De La Rey (22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914), one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

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