MacFarlane Highlanders

Active1651 to
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelWalter MacFarlane
Area RaisedTarbet & Arrochar
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Field Armies

Highlanders raised in 1651

Service History

1651

  • Clan MacFarlane raised against the English
  • December: Carry out minor raids on the English

1650s

  • MacFarlane’s house at Inveruglas attacked twice and destroyed by the English, MacFarlane moves to Arrochar

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

Clan MacFarlane

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Walter MacFarlane

Chief of Clan MacFarlane

Strength

  • December 1651: 800 together with the Macgregors, Mackinnons and Macduggans

See Also