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covenanter:foot-regiments:campbell-highlanders [17/06/2016 18:57]
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-|**Active**| 1644 to 1647|+|**Active**| 1644 to 1648|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 +| |Second Civil War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Captain**| |  |**Captain**| |
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   *June: Cross from Kintyre to Gigha, where they are joined by Leslie'​s main force   *June: Cross from Kintyre to Gigha, where they are joined by Leslie'​s main force
   *June: Cross from Gigha to Islay   *June: Cross from Gigha to Islay
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 +  *August: Argyll raises 300 Campbells to join the Whiggamore rising
 +  *September: March on Stirling from Dumbarton via Gargunnock
 +  *September: Battle 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 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
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 In 1647 Lt Col Dougal Campbell'​s force might have been comprised of clansmen or the advance guard of Leslie'​s army.  In 1647 Lt Col Dougal Campbell'​s force might have been comprised of clansmen or the advance guard of Leslie'​s army. 
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 +In 1648 Argyll led 300 foot, probably the [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​marquis-of-argyll-s-highland-regiment|Marquis of Argyll’s Highland Regiment of Foot]], 300 Campbell Highlanders and 100 horse to Stirling in September, but fled with the horse when the Engagers under Lanark and Monro arrived. The foot were defeated in a minor battle at Stirling. Forty men raised by Campbell of Glenorchy and led by William Campbell of Glenfalloch were reported killed
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 ===== Flags & Equipment===== ===== Flags & Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====