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 +======Colonel William Drummond’s Regiment of Foot======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1651|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|Third Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Foot|
 +|**Colonel**|William Drummond|
 +|**Area Raised**|Perthshire|
 +|**Coat Colour**| ​ |
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**|Charles 1651|
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +// Regiment of Covenanter foot of Charles II’s army in 1651//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1650====
 +  *December: Drummond commissioned colonel of foot for Perthshire
 +====1651====
 +  *May:  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
 +
 +=====Coats and Flags=====
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +====William Drummond====
 +Younger son of Lord Madderty, served in Ulster, later in Glencairn’s rising as a Major General and in Russia. ​
 +=====Strength=====
 +  *June 1651: 1005 men
 +  *July 1651: 985 men 
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====