Fort Pearson and Ultimatum Tree
Fort Pearson and Ultimatum Tree, North Coast , KwaZulu-Natal

401 | 11 December 1878 On the 11 December 1878 the British Government in South Africa presented an ultimatum to … Read More

Nyezane Battlefield
Nyezane Battlefield, Eshowe Area, KwaZulu Natal

402 | 22 January 1879 The British coastal column moving up the north coast towards Ondini via Eshowe, crossed the … Read More

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

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

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

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

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

eNtombe Battlefield
eNtombe Battlefield (Myer's Drift), Paulpietersburg Area, Mpumalanga

408 | 12 March1879 At Myer’s Drift on the eNtombe River, in the very early hours in the morning a … Read More

Hlobane Battlefield
Hlobane Battlefield, Vryheid Area, KwaZulu-Natal

409 | 28 March 1879 In the early hours of 28 March 1879 two British columns mounted an attack on … Read More

Khambula Battlefield
Kambula Battlefield, Vryheid Area, KwaZulu Natal

410 | 29 March 1879 On the29 March 1879 some 22 000 Zulu warriors attacked the fortified British position at … Read More

Gingindlovu Battlefield
Gingindlovu Battlefield, Eshowe Area, KwaZulu Natal

411 | 2 April 1879 In the early morning the Zulu Army attacked Lt Gen. Lord Chelmsford’s relief column en … Read More

Prince Imperial Memorial
Prince Imperial Memorial, Nqutu area, KwaZulu-Natal

412 | 1 June 1879 Louis Napoleon, the Prince Imperial of France, then exiled in Britain, begged Queen Victoria to … Read More