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Formed in 1857, the iNdlondlo ‘washed’ their spears in the 1876 chastisement of a Tonga village. This entitled the regiment now older, to marry younger women, mostly spoken for, which led to much unrest, and helping to justify the 1879 war. Generally, the bachelor regiments were on the front line and this set of figures represent unmarried men, wearing a ball of widow-bird feathers.

One account notes the Undi Corp that attacked Rorke’s Drift, included the iNdlondlo regiment.

29 iNdlondo-Zulu Regiment, 1879
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