DIE VRYSTAATSE VRYWILLIGE MILITÊRE EENHEDE 1854-1899

  • J.A. Steenkamp HSI
Keywords: Commando-system, military system, Republic of the Free State, kavallerie-afdeling, H. Lowen, Bloemfontein Yeomanry, infanterie-afdeling, Bloemfontein Volunteers, G. Harris, Smithfield Burger Rifles, Bloemfontein Rifle Corps

Abstract

Whereas the patriarchs of the Orange Free State accepted the Commando-system as the valid military system for the newly established Republic of the Free State in 1854, it was a problem indeed to organise an efficient military service which would also prove effective in time of war.
Published
2012-02-28
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Articles