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 +======Colonel Colin Campbell’s Regiment of Dragoons======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1650 to 1651|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|Third Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Dragoons|
 +|**Colonel**|Colin Campbell|
 +|**Area Raised**|Perthshire|
 +|**Coat Colour**| ​ |
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**| |
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//​Covenanter dragoons of the Third Civil War//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1650====
 +  *September: Campbell commissioned colonel of a regiment of dragoons to be raised in Perthshire
 +  *December: Perthshire promises 100 armed dragoons rather than the 200 horses agreed earlier
 +
 +====1651====
 +  *February to April: Quartered at Dumbarton
 +  *April: Ordered to help in grain collection
 +  *April: 80 men detached to Little Cumbrae island to reinforce Viscount Montgomery
 +  *May to June: Quartered in Paisley and Clackmannanshire
 +
 +=====Notes====
 +A history of the unit is shown in Edward M. Furgol’s //A Regimental History of the Covenanting Armies 1639-1651// Edinburgh, 1990. ISBN 0 85976 194 0
 +
 +Furgol suggests that the unit might have fought on the Worcester campaign. ​
 +=====Coats and Flags=====
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +====Colin Campbell====
 +=====Strength=====
 +  *1650: 200 dragoons to be raised, later reduced to 100?
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====