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   *February: 3 companies ordered to join Argyll to put down Pluscardine'​s rising   *February: 3 companies ordered to join Argyll to put down Pluscardine'​s rising
   *February: Holborn commissioned colonel to raise a regiment in Stirling and Clackmannan   *February: Holborn commissioned colonel to raise a regiment in Stirling and Clackmannan
 +  *March: At Stirling Castle, Holborn quells a mutiny with a month'​s pay from his own pocket
 +  *March: 1 company maintained as garrison of the castle, 3 quartered outside
 +  *June: Quartered at Stirling and in Linlithgowshire
 ====1650==== ====1650====
-  ​*Re-raised in Stirling and the Colonelcy returned to Holborn +  *3rd September: Battle of Dunbar ​
-  ​*3rd September: Battle of Dunbar ​//~430 men//+
   *Garrison of Stirling   *Garrison of Stirling
 ====1651==== ====1651====
-  *20th July: Battle of Inverkeithing//~646 men// +  ​*May: Quartered at Stirling 
-  *September: Battle of Worcester+  ​*20th July: Battle of Inverkeithing //~646men//
  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
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 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 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
 ====James Holborn==== ====James Holborn====
-Major General. Supported the Kirk party so was removed from command at the beginning of 1648, led the newly-raised regiment in 1650-51. +Or Holburn, ​Major General. Supported the Kirk party so was removed from command at the beginning of 1648, led the newly-raised regiment in 1649-51. 
 ====James Turner==== ====James Turner====
 In command during the Preston campaign, wounded but escaped, later repented for supporting the Engagement and rejoined the Scots army.  In command during the Preston campaign, wounded but escaped, later repented for supporting the Engagement and rejoined the Scots army. 
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   *January 1647: Established at 800   *January 1647: Established at 800
   *August 1648: 131 officers and men captured at Warrington   *August 1648: 131 officers and men captured at Warrington
 +  *February 1649: 500 men to be levied
 +  *March 1649: 4 companies
 +  *July 1649: 380 men strong
 +  *August 1649: 375 more levies planned
 +  *September 1650: Estimated 300 losses at Dunbar
 +  *Winter 1650: 400 private soldiers and 24 sick, 1 captain, 14 sergeants, 3 scribes, a drum major, 20 corporals, and 6 drummers totalling 469 men
 +  *June 1651: 667 men
 +  *July 1651: 646 soldiers plus officers
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