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 +======Colonel Thomas Dunbar of Westfield’s Regiment of Foot======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1651|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|Third Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Foot|
 +|**Colonel**|Thomas Dunbar|
 +|**Area Raised**|Moray|
 +|**Coat Colour**| ​ |
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**|Charles 1651?|
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +// Covenanters raised in 1651//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1650====
 +  *December: Dunbar commissioned colonel of foot for Moray and Nairn
 +====1651====
 +  *March: Raised
 +  *June: Join the field army at Stirling
 +  *September: Battle of Worcester?
 +
 +=====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
 +
 +It is not certain if the regiment fought at Worcester
 +=====Coats and Flags=====
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +==== Thomas Dunbar of Westfield====
 +Sheriff of Moray
 +=====Strength=====
 +  *June 1651: 437 men
 +  *July 1651: 421 men
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====