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   *October: Likely disbanded   *October: Likely disbanded
 ====1649==== ====1649====
-  *Raised anew in Northern Scotland+  *February: Sutherland commissioned to raise three regiments from Orkney, Sutherland and Caithness, but nothing is done
 ====1650==== ====1650====
 +  *April: Sutherland raises foot on hearing of Urry's invasion
 +  *April: March north to Caithness then retreat to Helmsdale and Dunrobin ​
 +  *April: Garrison Dunrobin, Skibo, Skelbo and Dornoch, while 300 foot retreat to Ross
 +  *June: Ordered south towards Edinburgh
 +  *June to August: Sutherland raises another 1000 men
 +  *September: Arrive at Stirling, missing Dunbar
 +  *December: Sutherland commissioned to raise another foot regiment
 ====1651==== ====1651====
 +  *March: Sutherland sends drafts of recruits to Stirling
 +  *April: Quartered at Errol and Carde
   *April: Quartered at Perth   *April: Quartered at Perth
 +  *September: Battle of Worcester
   *Garrison of Perth   *Garrison of Perth
  
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 [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Clan_Sutherland#​17th_century_and_Civil_War|Clan Sutherland]] [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Clan_Sutherland#​17th_century_and_Civil_War|Clan Sutherland]]
  
-Garrisoned ​Perth in the Third Civil War.+Sutherland'​s also appears to have men in garrison at Perth during the Worcester campaign ​in the Third Civil War.
 =====Flags, Coats & Equipment===== =====Flags, Coats & Equipment=====
 The Estates resolved to issue suits of clothes, shoes and arms in winter 1645-6, they were likely dressed in hodden grey by this time. The Estates resolved to issue suits of clothes, shoes and arms in winter 1645-6, they were likely dressed in hodden grey by this time.
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   *February 1646: 800 men   *February 1646: 800 men
   *October 1647: 500 levies ​   *October 1647: 500 levies ​
 +  *April 1650: 300 foot remain after leaving garrisons in the north
 +  *June 1651: 449 common soldiers
 +  *July 1651: 375 soldiers
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====