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 |**Active**|1640| |**Active**|1640|
 +| |1651|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|Second Bishops’ War| |**Conflicts**|Second Bishops’ War|
 +| |Third Civil War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Allan Cameron|  |**Colonel**|Allan Cameron|
 +| |Sir Ewen Cameron|
 |**Area Raised**|Lochiel| |**Area Raised**|Lochiel|
 |**Coat Colour**| | |**Coat Colour**| |
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 // Covenanter Highlanders accompanying Argyll on his Highland campaign during the Second Bishops’ War// // Covenanter Highlanders accompanying Argyll on his Highland campaign during the Second Bishops’ War//
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 +**Later led by Sir Ewan Cameron of Lochiel**
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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   *July: Plunder the Robertsons of Rannoch   *July: Plunder the Robertsons of Rannoch
   *August: Return home   *August: Return home
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 +====1650====
 +  *December: Sir Ewen Cameron commissioned colonel to raise his clansmen into a regiment
 +
 +====1651====
 +  *March against Clanranald to collect feu duty
 +  *Harry the lands of McDonald of Keppoch, who owed Cameron mortgage payments
 +  *Disbanded
  
 =====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
  
-A contingent of Cameron ​Highlanders, they were persuaded to join Argyll by their enmity for Huntly. ​+A contingent of [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Clan_Cameron#​17th_century_and_Civil_War|Clan ​Cameron]], they were persuaded to join Argyll ​in 1640 by their enmity for Huntly. The clan was raised again in 1651 but did little more than raid their neighbours and demand money with menaces
  
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====