Battle of Belmont (1899)

Battle of Belmont (1899)

Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Belmont
partof=Second Boer War

date=23 November, 1899
place=Belmont, Orange Free State
result=British victory
combatant1=Great Britain
combatant2=flagicon|Transvaal Transvaal Republic
flagicon|Orange Free State Orange Free State
commander1=Lord Methuen
commander2=J. Prinsloo
The Battle of Belmont is the name of an engagement of the Second Boer War in the town of Belmont, 23 November 1899, where the British under Lord Methuen assaulted a Boer position on a near by hill, the Boers under Commander J. Prinsloo fled along the train line to the next station at Graspan


* [ British]

ee also

*Military history of South Africa

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