the punitive expedition of Colonel ▓Peddie’s Highlanders ag
T●he frontier, however, still remained res●tless for some years after this; and ●in 1843 the tables were somewhat● turned, inasmuch as the 91st Reg
ed to assi
st the Griquas, who had placed them●selves under our pr
otection, against▓ the Boers, on the Orange River.
hortly ●after, in 1846, the first serious Kaffi●r war
broke out, and in it the first an●d reserve battalions
of the 91st, the 6t●h, 73rd, 45th, and Rifle Brigade w?/p>
坋re actively engaged for nearly two ye●ars.There was m
uch hard fighting in the Amatola▓ Mountains, at Burn’s
Hill and Bl●ock Drift, and one noteworthy act of b▓ra
very may be recorded of Pri▓vates Walsh and Reilly, who, when Fort Co▓x was beleaguered, managed to conve●y a despatch through the inve▓sting savages to Governor Maitl▓and.
At the cl
ose of the year 1●850 the racial antagonism again app●