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covenanter:foot-regiments:alexander-dunbar-of-westfield [11/06/2014 23:54]
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-======Colonel Alexander Dunbar of Westfield’s ​Regiment======+======Colonel Alexander Dunbar of Westfield’s ​Highlanders======
  
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 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War| |**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War|
-|**Type**|Foot?| +|**Type**|Highlanders|
 |**Colonel**|Alexander Dunbar| |**Colonel**|Alexander Dunbar|
 |**Area Raised**|Moray & Elgin| |**Area Raised**|Moray & Elgin|
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 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
-|**Field Armies**| |+|**Field Armies**|Urry 1645|
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-//Scots Highland contingent serving in the Bishops’ Wars //+//Scots Highland contingent serving in the Bishops’ Wars and First Civil War//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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   *Raised in Moray and Elgin   *Raised in Moray and Elgin
   *May: March on Aberdeen, but negotiate with the Royalists at Elgin and return home   *May: March on Aberdeen, but negotiate with the Royalists at Elgin and return home
 +====1645==== 
 +  *January to February: At Inverness as part of Seaforth’s force of highland levies 
 +  *May: Join Urry 
 +  *May: Battle of Auldearn 
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 =====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 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