Battle of Belmont (1899)


Battle of Belmont (1899)

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


caption=
date=23 November, 1899
place=Belmont, Orange Free State
casus=
territory=
result=British victory
combatant1=Great Britain
combatant2=flagicon|Transvaal Transvaal Republic
flagicon|Orange Free State Orange Free State
commander1=Lord Methuen
commander2=J. Prinsloo
strength1=8,000
strength2=2,000
casualties1=397
casualties2=100
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

References

* [http://www.britishbattles.com/great-boer-war/belmont-graspan.htm British Battle.com]

ee also

*Military history of South Africa


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