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Titled On Guard, the book appears to have been a digest of boys adventure stories published around the turn of the 20th Century. Mr.Shorter was also kind enough to scan the book's cover and frontispiece versions of the same illustration.

The story titled The Drums of the Twenty-Fourth follows the adventures of two 24th Regiment of Foot drummer boys in the events leading up to and through the fateful battle of Isandlwana. 

Lithographed Postcard
Unknown Artist
c. 1920s

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