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The General of Artillery’s Regiment of Foot

Active1647-8, 1650
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Civil War
Third Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelAlexander Hamilton
Area RaisedFife
Coat ColourGrey
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHamilton 1648
Leslie 1650

Service History

1647

  • January: Raised as a regiment of the Scots 'New Model' army

1648

  • July: Preston campaign (det?)
  • August: Battle of Winwick Pass
  • August: Surrender to the New Model Army at Winwick and Warrington

1650

  • Re-raised in the summer months.
  • 3rd September: Battle of Dunbar

Notes

To check appropriate to merge 1647 and 1650 units

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment's officers is shown in Stuart Reid's Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours Partizan Press 1988 ISBN 094652550 1

Sir Alexander Hamilton

Colonel in 1647-8

Lieutenant-Colonel David Wemys

Killed at Dunbar

Strength

See Also