Black Soldiers of the Queen: The Natal Native Contingent in the Anglo-Zulu War

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University of Alabama Press, Aug 27, 2006 - History - 179 pages
Africans who fought alongside the British against the Zulu king.
 

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Contents

The Coming of War
1
Mobilization The First Regiment Pioneers and Mounted Troops
17
Mobilization continued The Second and Third Regiments
29
The Third Regiment in the Zulu Country
37
Disaster at Isandlwana
47
Escape from the Zulu Country
63
Disbanding of the Third Regiment
74
The Second Regiment to Eshowe and Back
79
War in the Thorns
105
War on the Plain
115
War in the Hills
125
In the Zulu Heartland
135
Victory at Ulundi
145
The King Chase
156
The Return of Peace
166
Bibliographical Essay
175

Remodelling of the Contingent
85
The Relief of Eshowe
91

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About the author (2006)

P. S. Thompson is retired Associate Professor of History at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and the author, with John P. C. Laband, of The Illustrated Guide to the Anglo-Zulu War.

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