April 22, 2017 Former Officer or Cabocer in the Army of the Ashantees, 1858 The Ashantee Empire was a slave nation in conflict with Britain during a series of Ashantee Wars during the 19th century. The Illustrated London News, 24 April 1858. Courtesy of University of Missouri Libraries. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.