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The Siege of Fort KwaMondi
The Siege of Fort KwaMondi, Eshowe Area, KwaZulu Natal

403 | 23 January to 3 April 1879 On the 23rd January Col Pearson’s Column reached the abandoned Norwegian Lutheran … Read More

Saailaager
Saailaager, Estcourt Area, KwaZulu-Natal

204 | 12 February 1838 The Zulus attacked the Voortrekker laagers in the Bushman’s River area after the execution of … Read More

Wagon Hill Battle Site
Wagon Hill Battle Site, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

704 | Battle of Wagon Hill 6th January 1900 The Battle of Wagon Hill and Caesar’s Camp was fought on … Read More

The Battle of Majuba
The Battle of Majuba, Newcastle Area, KwaZulu Natal

504 | Sunday 27th February 1881 On the night of Saturday 26th February the British Gen. Sir George Pomeroy Colley … Read More

British Military Cemetery at KwaMondi
British Military Cemetery at KwaMondi, Eshowe Area, KwaZulu Natal

404 | Situated on southwest-facing slope about 500m beyond Fort Ekowe. Enquiries Zululand Historical Museum Fort Nongqayi. There is no … Read More

Platrand
Platrand, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

705 | “The Platrand is a long hill on the south side of the town. It was a critical section … Read More

Rensburg Koppie
Rensburg Koppie, Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal

205 | 17 February 1838 Marthinus Oosthuyse became one of the heroes of the Trek when on the 17th February … Read More

O’Neil’s Cottage
O'Neill's Cottage, Newcastle Area, KwaZulu Natal

505 | During the Transvaal War of Independence 1880-81 the cottage, home of Eugene O’Neill, which lay in “no mans … Read More

Isandlwana Battlefield
Isandlwana Battlefield, Nqutu Area, KwaZulu Natal

405 | 22 January 1879 On the 22nd January 1879 the British Camp was attacked and overrun by some 20 … Read More

Armoured Train Incident
Armoured Train Incident - Churchill Capture Site, Frere Area, KwaZulu-Natal

706 | On the 15th November 1899 Winston Churchill, a war correspondent for the Morning Post persuaded his friend Capt … Read More

Ndondakusuka
Near John Ross Road Bridge, Mandeni, KwaZulu Natal

106 | 2 December 1856 Site of battle between Prince Cetshwayo and his brother Prince Mbuyazi, which established Cetshwayo as … Read More

Fugitives’ Drift
Fugitives' Drift, Dundee Area, KwaZulu Natal

406 | 22 January 1879 The Fugitives’ Trail is the route taken by survivors of the Battle of Isandlwana who … Read More

Veglaer
Veglaer, Estcourt Area, KwaZulu-Natal

206 | The site of a three day attack by Zulus on the Voortrekkers’ laager (13-15 August 1838). The actual … Read More

Mount Prospect Cemetery
Mount Prospect Cemetery, Newcastle Area, KwaZulu Natal

507 | This is the site of the British camp and Military Cemetery during the Transvaal War of Independence 1880-81 … Read More

Battle of Willow Grange
Battle of Willow Grange, Estcourt Area, KwaZulu-Natal

707 | 23 November 1899 Most southern point that a pitched battle was fought between the British and the Boers. … Read More

Rorke’s Drift Battlefield
Rorke's Drift Battlefield, Dundee Area, KwaZulu Natal

407 | 22-23 January 1879 After the Battle of Isandlwana the Zulu reserves, along with one regiment of the right … Read More