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battle of Ulundi


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1879.

Last battle of the Zulu–British War of 1879. A force of 10,000 men under General Chelmsford headed for Ulundi, the seat of Zulu chief Cetewayo. On 4 July 1879 they engaged a Zulu force of 20,000 men. The Zulus attacked but were cut down by rifle fire, and harried by the cavalry as they fled.

Subjects: British History.


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