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 |**Field Armies**|Argyll 1645| |**Field Armies**|Argyll 1645|
 | |Urry 1645| | |Urry 1645|
 +| |Charles 1651|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//​Covenanter highland levy fighting at Inverlochy ​and later defeating Montrose at Carbisdale//​+//​Covenanter highland levy fighting at Inverlochylater defeating Montrose at Carbisdale ​and finally defeated at Worcester//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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 ====1650==== ====1650====
 +  *April: Ross raises his clansmen and joins Strachan
   *April: Battle of Carbisdale   *April: Battle of Carbisdale
-  *December: ​Ordered ​to be levied+  *December: ​Ross commissioned Colonel and a regiment ordered ​to be levied ​in Ross and Inverness-shire
  
 ====1651==== ====1651====
-  *Raised in Northern Scotland+  *May to July: At Stirling 
 +  *September: Battle of Worcester, the regiment destroyed and Ross captured
  
  
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 [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Clan_Ross#​17th_century_and_Civil_War|Clan Ross]] [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Clan_Ross#​17th_century_and_Civil_War|Clan Ross]]
 Part of the force of Highland levies led to Inverlochy by the Earl of Seaforth. Part of the force of Highland levies led to Inverlochy by the Earl of Seaforth.
-=====Flags and Equipment=====+=====Flags, Coats and Equipment===== 
 +Unusually some details of the unit's clothing survive. They wore red Ross tartan trews and blue '​French'​ bonnets in 1651. 
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ==== David Ross of Balnagowan=== ==== David Ross of Balnagowan===
-12th chief of the Rosses+12th chief of the Rosses, he was imprisoned at Windsor Castle and the Tower of London until paroled, but died soon after in 1653. 
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *April 1650: 400 men together with the Munros
 +  *June: 416 men
 +  *July: 476 soldiers
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====