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Battle of Modder River

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Very Early Film Cavalry Battle Footage c1900

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Modder River Blockhouse

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Battle of Modder River

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Lego Battle of Magersfontein - Second Boer War stop motion

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Modder River blockhouse

The Battle of Modder River was an engagement in the Boer War, fought at Muddy River, on 28 November 1899. A British column under Lord Methuen, that was attempting to relieve the besieged town of Kimberley, forced Boers under General Piet Cronjé to retreat to Magersfontein, but suffered heavy casualties themselves.
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