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   * October: Serving in Western Association army alongside Kerr   * October: Serving in Western Association army alongside Kerr
   * December: Battle of Hamilton; Lt Col Ralston leads detachment of about 100 horse   * December: Battle of Hamilton; Lt Col Ralston leads detachment of about 100 horse
-  * December: Rally at Kyle+  * December: Rally at Kyle, but Strachan persuades them to disband 
 +  * December: Strachan takes 30 men to join the English
  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Archibald Strachan==== ====Archibald Strachan====
-Previously Lt Col of Kerr's/Carr's horse he was a republican radical Covenanter+[[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​archibald-strachan|Archibald Strachan]] ​
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *June 1650: A single troop   *June 1650: A single troop
   *July 1650: The Scots Ministers finance the raising of the regiment, hoped to reach 550 horse   *July 1650: The Scots Ministers finance the raising of the regiment, hoped to reach 550 horse
   *October 1650: 400 men   *October 1650: 400 men
-  *D+  *December 1650: 200 to 250 after Hamilton
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
  
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====