Colonel John Campbell of Glenorchy’s Regiment of Foot

1644 to 1646
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelJohn Campbell
Area RaisedPerthshire
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesArgyll 1644

Covenanters serving in the First Civil War with Argyll, then in Highland garrisons

Service History

1644

  • April: Campbell raises a regiment of 800 foot in Perthshire
  • Probably join Argyll
  • September to November: Serving with Argyll
  • November to January 1646: In garrison at Isle of Lochtay, Finlarig, Achallader, Barcaldine and Kilchurn Castles
  • Garrison of the Isle of Lochdochart surrenders to the MacNabs

1645

  • In garrisons

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

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

John Campbell the younger of Glenorchy

Strength

  • April: 800 strong

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