Scouting On Two Continents

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Kessinger Publishing, May 1, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 400 pages
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1926. The Memoirs of Burnham, gold miner, hunter, explorer and Chief of Scouts under Lord Roberts in the Boer War. He was also well known to Theodore Roosevelt, Hopkinson Smith, Richard Harding Davis, Thomas Nelson Page, and other prominent Americans who enjoyed his company. Contents: The Making of a Scout; First Lessons in Scouting; The Tonto Basin Feud; My Smuggler Friend; Ups and Downs in Globe; The Necktie Party; Gold Mining; The Call to Africa; The Long Trail; The Trek North; The War Cloud; Mashonaland; The First Matabele War; When the Compass Failed; Carrying Dispatches; The Dash to Capture the King; Wilson's Last Stand; Forbe's Retreat; After the War; The Jameson Raid; The Second Matabele War; Rhodesia's Darkest Hour; The M'Limo; Klondike; An Opinion of the Boers; Paardeburg and Modder River; The Pietersburg Failure; Cattle Lifting Near Brakpan; Taken Prisoner at Sanna's Post; Escape from the Boers; Cutting the Railroad; Wounded; Rewards; The Great War and the Prospector; and The Latest Adventure.

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