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-|**Active**|1645 to 1646|+|**Active**|1645 to 1648|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 +| |Second Civil War|
 |**Type**|Dragoons|  |**Type**|Dragoons|
 |**Colonel**|George Milne| |**Colonel**|George Milne|
 +| |Patrick Blair|
 |**Area Raised**|| |**Area Raised**||
 |**Coat Colour**| | |**Coat Colour**| |
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-//​Covenanter ​horse serving in Scottish garrisons//+//​Covenanter ​dragoons ​serving in Scottish garrisons ​during the First Civil War//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 ====1645==== ====1645====
-  *Raised +  *August: ​Raised ​by now 
-  *Garrison ​of Dundee+  *September: Battle ​of Philiphaugh?​ 
 +  *November: Sent to garrison ​Dundee, Milne appointed governor 
 +  *November: Detachment of 100 men sent to guard the Scots Parliament at St Andrews
 ====1646==== ====1646====
   *Garrison of Glasgow   *Garrison of Glasgow
   *June: Garrison of Aberdeen   *June: Garrison of Aberdeen
 +====1647====
 +  *February: Regiment forms two independent companies of the Scots New Model Army under Blair and Sharp
 +  *Autumn: Blair'​s company quartered at Dundee
 +====1648====
 +  *May: 18 of Blair'​s dragoons transfer to [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​lord-livingstone|Lord Livingstone’s Troop of Horse]] and 18 to Sir Robert Bruce of Clackmannan
 +  *May: Blair at Stirling with the Engagers
 +  *May: Sharpe'​s company join [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​lord-montgomerie|David Barclay'​s Regiment of Horse]]
 +  *September: Take Stirling?
 +  *September: Disbanded after the Treaty of Stirling
  
 =====Notes==== =====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
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 1. The Army of the Covenant 1639-1651// Partizan Press 1998 ISBN 094652550 ​ A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 1. The Army of the Covenant 1639-1651// Partizan Press 1998 ISBN 094652550 ​
 ====George Milne==== ====George Milne====
 +====Patrick Blair====
 +Lt Col under Milne, promoted to Colonel in 1647
 +====William Sharp====
 +Major
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *February 1647: 2 companies of 100 dragoons each
 +  *February 1647: Reduced to 2 companies of 70 each
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====