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covenanter:foot-regiments:sir-john-haldane-of-gleneagles [16/02/2016 21:48]
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covenanter:foot-regiments:sir-john-haldane-of-gleneagles [17/08/2016 21:05] (current)
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-//​Covenanter regiment of foot serving ​at Dunbar in the Third Civil War//+//​Covenanter regiment of foot fighting ​at Dunbar in the Third Civil War//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 ====1650==== ====1650====
-  *Raised ​in Perthshire+  *July: Haldane commissioned Colonel to raise the regiment ​in Perthshire
   *September: Battle of Dunbar   *September: Battle of Dunbar
  
 =====Notes==== =====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
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 Effectively destroyed at Dunbar, with all three field officers being killed there. ​ Effectively destroyed at Dunbar, with all three field officers being killed there. ​
  
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 Killed at Dunbar Killed at Dunbar
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *July 1650: A levy of 920 men authorised
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====