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 +======Captain Robert Maxwell of Orchardton’s Company of Dragoons======
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 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1645|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Foot|
 +| |Dragoons|
 +|**Captain**| Robert Maxwell|
 +|**Area Raised**|Galloway?​|
 +|**Coat Colour**| |
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**| ​ |
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//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
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====
 +