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This page contains Volume II (From the commencement of the war to the battle of Colenso, 15th Dec 1899) of Louis Creswicke's South Africa and the Transvaal War, published in 1900.  The contents are presented in PDF format.

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Chapter I The crisis at home.  In South Africa. The occupation of Dundee.  The battle of Glencoe.  Elandslaagte.  The retreat from Dundee.  Sir W Pen Symons - Glencoe.  The battle of Rietfontein.  Ladysmith.  The battle of Lombard's Kop.  The disaster of Nicholson's Nek.  The siege of Ladysmith
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Chapter II The siege of Mafeking.  Kimberley pdficon_large
Chapter III Natal.  The invasion of Cape Colony.  The battle of Belmont.  The battle of Graspan.  The battle of Modder River.  After the fight pdficon_large
Chapter IV The investment of Ladysmith.  Estcourt.  Armoured train disaster at Chieveley.  Estcourt.  The fight of Beacon Hill.  Ladysmith.  Estcourt and Frere.  Surprises at Ladysmith.  Frere camp pdficon_large
Chapter V Activity at the Cape.  With General Gatacre.  The reverse at Stormberg.  At the Modder River.  The battle of Majesfontein pdficon_large
Chapter VI Chieveley Camp.  The battle of Colenso pdficon_large
Appendix Facsimile of MS of Mr Rudyard Kipling's War Poem "The Absent-Minded Beggar" pdficon_large
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