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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Thomas Dalyell of the Binns==== ====Thomas Dalyell of the Binns====
-[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Tam_Dalyell_of_the_Binns|Tam Dalyell]] previously served in Ulster and came back to Scotland with Munro’s force in 1648. He then returned to Ulster ​became ​governor of Carrickfergus until surrendering to the English in December ​1649. he is said to have refused to shave his beard after the King's execution. He escaped imprisonment after Worcester and was Major General under Glencairn in 1654 then served the Tsar of Russia. His campaigns against the Covenanters in the 1660s earned him the nicknames "​Bluidy Tam" and "The Muscovite De'​il",​ and he is supposed to have beaten the Devil at cards. ​+[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Tam_Dalyell_of_the_Binns|Tam Dalyell]] previously served in Ulster and came back to Scotland with Munro’s force in 1648. He then returned to Ulster ​as governor of Carrickfergus until surrendering to the English in November ​1649. He is said to have refused to shave his beard after the King's execution. He escaped imprisonment after Worcester and was Major General under Glencairn in 1654 then served the Tsar of Russia. His campaigns against the Covenanters in the 1660s earned him the nicknames "​Bluidy Tam" and "The Muscovite De'​il",​ and he is supposed to have beaten the Devil at cards. ​
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *June 1651: 658 men   *June 1651: 658 men