Tag: Magersfontein

Snapshots of history surface

Snapshots of history surface

Last August we uploaded to Bagpipe.News a great article on Calum Campbell that had been written by Joe Wilson 13 years ago and published in the July 2008 edition of the Piping Times. As a teenager Calum had enlisted in his father’s old regiment, the Seaforths, before being appointed some […]

The 91st at Modder River.

Stories of the Tunes – The 91st at Modder River

The Modder River is a tributary of the Riet River that forms part of the border between the Northern Cape and the Free State provinces of South Africa. On November 21, 1899 the river’s banks were the scenes of heavy fighting in the beginning of the Second Boer War (from […]