Mackintosh Highlanders

Active 1645
1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
Royalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
Third Civil War
TypeHighlanders
ColonelSir Lachlan Mackintosh?
Area RaisedInverness-shire
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesUrry 1645

Highland clan fighting for the Covenanters in 1645

Service History

1645

  • May: Join Urry at Inverness
  • May: Battle of Auldearn

1650

  • December: Lachlane Mackintosh commissioned colonel to raise his men from Badenoch

1651

  • January: Apparently the commission is lost or unsent
  • Nothing more is heard of the unit

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 Mackintosh are also said to have fought for Montrose.

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir Lachlan Mackintosh, 17th chief

Strength

See Also