Marching To Pretoria



The song “Marching to Pretoria” refers to Pretoria the capital of the Republic of the Transvaal; 1852–1881 and 1884–1902) the principal battleground for the First and Second Boer War.  “Marching to Pretoria” was one of the songs that British soldiers sang as they marched from the Cape Colony, under British Rule since 1814, to the capital of the Southern African Republic.  The composer is unknown.