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Black soldiers of the queen : the Natal native contingent in the Anglo-Zulu War

Author: P S Thompson
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Black Africans made up more than half of the British army that invaded Zululand in January of 1879 and went on to fight the storied battles of Isandlwana, Rorke's Drift, and Ulundi. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thompson, P.S. (Paul Singer).
Black soldiers of the queen.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607751236
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P S Thompson
ISBN: 0817353682 9780817353681
OCLC Number: 63122726
Description: vii, 179 pages : maps ; 31 cm
Contents: The coming of war --
Mobilization : the first regiment, pioneers and mounted troops --
Mobilization (continued) : the second and third regiments --
The third regiment in the Zulu country --
Disaster at Isandlwana --
Escape from the Zulu country --
Disbanding of the third regiment --
The second regiment to Eshowe and back --
Remodelling of the contingent --
The relief of Eshowe --
War in the thorns --
War on the plain --
War in the hills --
In the Zulu heartland --
Victory at Ulundi --
The king chase --
The return of peace.
Responsibility: P.S. Thompson.
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