Anglo-Boer War 2 Chief Commandant De Wet, Pres. Steyn and members of the Free State government break out of the Brandwater Basi

Sunday, 15 July 1900

Anglo-Boer War 2 Chief Commandant De Wet, Pres. Steyn and members of the Free State government break out of the Brandwater Basin through Slabbert's Nek, with about 2 000 men, 400 vehicles and five field-guns. Their column passes within three km of Paget's (British) camp at Sebastopol, OFS.

References:
• Cloete: The Anglo-Boer War: a chronology

Last updated : 13-Jul-2012

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