Started ahead. Boers opened on us with heavy shell fire. Laid under cover all day on bank of a river. Boers fired 138 shells. Didn't do much damage. A few men and horses wounded. Generals Buller, Dundonald, Hitly and Kitchener with us.
Dr. Stephen DaviesProject Director
Department of History
Vancouver Island University
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia