Three Years' War
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Three Years' War

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  • THREE YEARS' WAR
    • BY
    • CHRISTIAAN RUDOLF DE WET
      • FRONTISPIECE BY
      • JOHN S. SARGENT, R.A.
        • FOUR PLANS AND A MAP
      • FOUR PLANS AND A MAP
      • TO MY FELLOW SUBJECTS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
    • FRONTISPIECE BY
    • JOHN S. SARGENT, R.A.
      • FOUR PLANS AND A MAP
    • FOUR PLANS AND A MAP
    • TO MY FELLOW SUBJECTS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
    • Preface
    • Contents
    • THREE YEARS WAR
    • CHAPTER I
      • I Go on Commando as a Private Burgher
    • I Go on Commando as a Private Burgher
    • CHAPTER II
      • Nicholson's Nek
    • Nicholson's Nek
    • CHAPTER III
      • Ladysmith Besieged
    • Ladysmith Besieged
    • CHAPTER IV
      • I am Appointed Vechtgeneraal
    • I am Appointed Vechtgeneraal
    • CHAPTER V
      • The Overwhelming Forces of Lord Roberts
    • The Overwhelming Forces of Lord Roberts
    • CHAPTER VI
      • Paardeberg
    • Paardeberg
    • CHAPTER VII
      • The Wild Flight from Poplar Grove
    • The Wild Flight from Poplar Grove
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • The Burghers Receive Permission to Return to their Homes
    • The Burghers Receive Permission to Return to their Homes
    • CHAPTER IX
      • Sanna's Post
    • Sanna's Post
    • CHAPTER X
      • Four Hundred and Seventy English taken Prisoner at Reddersburg
    • Four Hundred and Seventy English taken Prisoner at Reddersburg
    • CHAPTER XI
      • An Unsuccessful Siege
    • An Unsuccessful Siege
    • CHAPTER XII
      • The English Swarm over our Country
    • The English Swarm over our Country
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • Our Position at the End of May, 1900
    • Our Position at the End of May, 1900
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • Roodewal
    • Roodewal
    • CHAPTER XV
      • I Make Lord Kitchener's Acquaintance
    • I Make Lord Kitchener's Acquaintance
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • Bethlehem is Captured by the English
    • Bethlehem is Captured by the English
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • The Surrender of Prinsloo
    • The Surrender of Prinsloo
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • I am Driven into the Transvaal
    • I am Driven into the Transvaal
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • I Return to the Free State
    • I Return to the Free State
    • CHAPTER XX
      • The Oath of Neutrality
    • The Oath of Neutrality
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • Frederiksstad and Bothaville
    • Frederiksstad and Bothaville
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • My March to the South
    • My March to the South
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • I Fail to Enter Cape Colony
    • I Fail to Enter Cape Colony
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • Wherein Something is Found About War against Women
    • Wherein Something is Found About War against Women
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • I Again Attempt to Enter Cape Colony
    • I Again Attempt to Enter Cape Colony
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • Darkness Proves my Salvation
    • Darkness Proves my Salvation
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • Was Ours a Guerilla War?
    • Was Ours a Guerilla War?
    • CHAPTER XXVIII
      • Negotiations with the Enemy
    • Negotiations with the Enemy
    • CHAPTER XXIX
      • President Steyn's Narrow Escape
    • President Steyn's Narrow Escape
    • CHAPTER XXX
      • The Last Proclamation
    • The Last Proclamation
    • CHAPTER XXXI
      • Blockhouses and Night Attacks
    • Blockhouses and Night Attacks
    • CHAPTER XXXII
      • My Commando of Seven Hundred Men
    • My Commando of Seven Hundred Men
    • CHAPTER XXXIII
      • A Success at Tweefontein
    • A Success at Tweefontein
    • CHAPTER XXXIV
      • I Cut my Way Through Sixty Thousand Troops
    • I Cut my Way Through Sixty Thousand Troops
    • CHAPTER XXXV
      • I go to the Transvaal with President Steyn
    • I go to the Transvaal with President Steyn
    • CHAPTER XXXVI
      • Peace Negotiations
    • Peace Negotiations
    • CHAPTER XXXVII
      • The End of the War
    • The End of the War
    • CORRESPONDENCE
      • A LETTER FROM THE STATES-SECRETARY OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC TO THE BRITISH AGENT AT PRETORIA
        • MR. CHAMBERLAIN'S TELEGRAMS:—
        • CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE TWO PRESIDENTS AND LORD SALISBURY
      • MR. CHAMBERLAIN'S TELEGRAMS:—
      • CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE TWO PRESIDENTS AND LORD SALISBURY
    • A LETTER FROM THE STATES-SECRETARY OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC TO THE BRITISH AGENT AT PRETORIA
      • MR. CHAMBERLAIN'S TELEGRAMS:—
      • CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE TWO PRESIDENTS AND LORD SALISBURY
    • MR. CHAMBERLAIN'S TELEGRAMS:—
    • CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE TWO PRESIDENTS AND LORD SALISBURY
    • Appendix A
      • REPORT OF THE MEETING OF THE GENERAL REPRESENTATIVES HELD AT VEREENIGING, IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC, ON THE 15th OF MAY, 1902, AND THE FOLLOWING DAYS
        • Friday, May 16th, 1902.
        • Saturday, May 17th, 1902.
      • Friday, May 16th, 1902.
      • Saturday, May 17th, 1902.
    • REPORT OF THE MEETING OF THE GENERAL REPRESENTATIVES HELD AT VEREENIGING, IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC, ON THE 15th OF MAY, 1902, AND THE FOLLOWING DAYS
      • Friday, May 16th, 1902.
      • Saturday, May 17th, 1902.
    • Friday, May 16th, 1902.
    • Saturday, May 17th, 1902.
    • Appendix B
      • THE CONFERENCE AT PRETORIA BETWEEN THE COMMISSION OF THE NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES AND LORDS KITCHENER AND MILNER (MAY 19th-MAY 28th, 1902)
        • Wednesday, May 28th, 1902.
        • THE MIDDELBURG PROPOSAL.
      • Wednesday, May 28th, 1902.
      • THE MIDDELBURG PROPOSAL.
    • THE CONFERENCE AT PRETORIA BETWEEN THE COMMISSION OF THE NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES AND LORDS KITCHENER AND MILNER (MAY 19th-MAY 28th, 1902)
      • Wednesday, May 28th, 1902.
      • THE MIDDELBURG PROPOSAL.
    • Wednesday, May 28th, 1902.
    • THE MIDDELBURG PROPOSAL.
    • Appendix C
      • MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE SPECIAL NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES AT VEREENIGING, SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC, THURSDAY, THE 29th OF MAY, 1902, AND THE FOLLOWING DAYS
        • May 29th, 1902.
        • Friday, May 30th, 1902.
        • Saturday, May 31st, 1902.
      • May 29th, 1902.
      • Friday, May 30th, 1902.
      • Saturday, May 31st, 1902.
    • MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE SPECIAL NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES AT VEREENIGING, SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC, THURSDAY, THE 29th OF MAY, 1902, AND THE FOLLOWING DAYS
      • May 29th, 1902.
      • Friday, May 30th, 1902.
      • Saturday, May 31st, 1902.
    • May 29th, 1902.
    • Friday, May 30th, 1902.
    • Saturday, May 31st, 1902.
    • Index
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
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