The Frontier Partisans Podcast

Episode 23 — Frederick Russell Burnham — Gold Rush, War and Fortune

December 18, 2021

After tragedy in Rhodesia, Frederick Russell Burnham and his family pulled up stakes and sought fortune in the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-98. But the quest for fortune would be interrupted by the trumpet call of war, and Brunham would return to Africa to serve as Chief of Scouts for the British Army in South Africa.

Further reading:

Scouting On Two Continents — Frederick Russell Burnham

A Splendid Savage: The Restless Life of Frederick Russel Burnham — Steve Kemper

The Boer War — Thomas Pakenham

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