Colonel John Hamilton’s Regiment of Foot

Active1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelJohn Hamilton
Area RaisedClydesdale
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Field Armies

Small regiment of Covenanter foot raised in 1651

Service History

1651

  • June: Hamilton commissioned colonel of foot for Clydesdale

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

Little is known on this unit’s activities

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

John Hamilton

Strength

  • June 1651: Clydesdale to levy 900 men
  • June 1651: 200 foot raised in Glasgow
  • July: 160 foot mustered

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