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 +======Colonel John Hamilton’s Regiment of Foot======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1651|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|Third Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Foot|
 +|**Colonel**|John Hamilton|
 +|**Area Raised**|Clydesdale|
 +|**Coat Colour**| ​ |
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**| |
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//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
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====
 +
 +