The Black Watch was one of the many distinguished Scottish regiments to have played a long and often glorious part in the history of the British Army since it was first raised in 1725 in the midst of the Jacobite rebellions. The first part of this history covers the regiment from its formation to Waterloo, and its frequent subsequent deployments in India. The second, substantial part is a detailed history of the Black Watch’s part in the Boer War, including the battle of Magersfontein. When Major-General A. G. Wauchope fell leading his men after serving for 33 years in the regiment. The book is illustrated with maps.
A History Of The Black Watch, Royal Highlanders: 42nd & 73rd 1725-1907: To Which Is Added An Account Of The Second Battalion In The South African War, 1899-1902
A history of the Black Watch – one of Scotland’s most famous regiments. It includes an account of the regiment’s part in the Boer War, when its CO, Maj-Gen. AC Wauchope, who had served 33 years in the regiment, and fell leading his men at the battle of Magersfontein.