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Those not killed or conscripted by the Zulus fled to other regions or went into
hiding, leaving much of the region temporarily depopulated. In the meantime, the
British had established a trading post at Port Natal (now Durban) in 1824, and
The attack on San Juan was militarily successful but ultimately disastrous when
the British force was almost wiped out by yellow fever; Nelson himself was lucky
to survive. In 1783, after the end of the American Revolution, Nelson returned to ...
Orange Order 978 larger numbers of Boer farmers seeking freedom from British
rule moved north across the Orange River. In 1848 the British annexed the
territory between the Orange and Vaal rivers, proclaiming it the Orange River ...
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