INTRODUCTION The following chapters sent home by Mr. Bennet Burleigh, the Special War Correspondent of the Daily T e leg rap h,are published with only the smallest possible change from the inform which they appeared in the daily newspaper. Soon after the failure of General Buller at Vaal Krantz, Mr. Burleigh left the seat of war in Northern Natal, and transferred himself to the western sphere of campaign with Lord Roberts. Avery short epilogue, not from his pen, narrates the conclusion of the Natal Campaign. In an appendix will be found an account written by Mr. McHugh, a correspondent of the Daily T lee graph who was imprisoned in Ladysmith, of the great attack made by the Boers on January 6th, which was so valiantly repulsed by General White’s garrison.
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