On Friday we continued our advance, and crossed the Crocodile River.
On the 28th he marched to attack a laager at Beestekraal on the Crocodile River.
On that date his force made a march of fourteen miles, which brought them over the Crocodile River to Badfontein.
He wrote: ‘From the camp upon the Crocodile River, upon the day we slew four elephants.’
They did not appear to enjoy doing this, and no wonder, for it was a Crocodile River.