MacCallum Highlanders

Active1646
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHighlanders
ColonelZachary MacCallum
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Highland clan contingent fighting for the Covenanters against MacColla in 1646

Service History

1646

  • Spring: Battle of Lagganmore

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 MacCallum, more recently known as Clan Malcolm. They remained loyal to Clan Campbell.

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Zachary MacCallum of Portalloch

Killed in 1646, either at Lagganmore or on a cattle-raid in Glen Euchar.

Strength

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