Editors. "Battle of Laing's Nek: Boers repulse the British". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18828, accessed 19 June 2013.]
At the Battle of Laing's Nek, fought between British forces under the command of George Colley, and Transvaal Boers who had recently declared an independent republic, the British suffer a humiliating defeat.