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PostSubject: Would the Spider Cart have been used in the Zulu War.   Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:54 pm

This may even have been taken in 1879. ( Any information welcome)
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PostSubject: Spider Cart.   Tue Jan 25, 2011 9:28 pm

Hi John
I have read the Spider Cart being mentioned in some of my books on the zulu war , cant tell you which books though !.
Were Carts produced like todays cars ? , were there different models every couple of yrs or so ?. The Spider Cart
certainly existed in 1879 but dont know what model or if indeed there were different models from earlier periods .
Hope this has been of some help and wasnt to confusing . :lol!: :lol!: .
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PostSubject: Re: Would the Spider Cart have been used in the Zulu War.   Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:37 am

90th
Didnt Essex use a Spider to try and send ammo to the firing line?

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PostSubject: Re: Would the Spider Cart have been used in the Zulu War.   Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:29 am

Had another look at that, Mule Carts were used.
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