Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Marcus Canul and Caste War with British Honduras 1872
Typical cannon used in the CASTE WAR in British Honduras colony in 1872, when the Maya War Chief was killed at the famous Battle of Orange Walk and according to Mayan custom, they retreated. Loss of the War Chief was defeat by Mayan rules of engagement. Marcus Canul the Mayan War Chief was killed by a musket shot from the fort at Orange Walk from the musket of the Black Colonial West Indian Regiment imported from Jamaica.