Blood River War 1838

[ 1838 ]
At the Blood River in southern Africa (December 16), Andries Pretorius's small Boer force, equipped with guns and horses, defeated Dingane's large Zulu army, fighting on foot and without firearms; the Zulu lost 3,000; Boer losses were negligible.


Belligerents Initiation Date Termination Date
Voortrekkers and Zulu Kingdom 1838 / 12 / 16 View