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-|**Active**|1645 to 1647|+|**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|
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 ====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==== ====1647====
-  *Regiment forms two independent ​troops ​of the Scots New Model Army under Blair and Sharp+  *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=====
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 Major 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 =====