Captain Robert Maxwell of Orchardton’s Company of Dragoons

Active1645
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
Dragoons
Captain Robert Maxwell
Area RaisedGalloway?
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Field Armies

Obscure Covenanter company of foot converted to an equally obscure company of dragoons

Service History

1645

  • February: The Estates order that Maxwell’s company of foot convert to dragoons

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

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Robert Maxwell

Professional soldier from Galloway

Strength

  • A single company

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