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 +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
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 Augustine the Mosser was the most notorious leader of the 'moss troopers',​ raised from the shattered Scots cavalry after Dunbar. Furgol identifies him as the Augustine Hoffman serving in [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​david-leslie|Maj. Gen. David Leslie’s Regiment of Horse]] during the First Civil War. he led an audacious relief of Edinburgh Castle in December 1650, though ​ it was soon to fall. At Inverkeithing his regiment was brigaded with Lord Balcarres'​ horse.  ​ Augustine the Mosser was the most notorious leader of the 'moss troopers',​ raised from the shattered Scots cavalry after Dunbar. Furgol identifies him as the Augustine Hoffman serving in [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​david-leslie|Maj. Gen. David Leslie’s Regiment of Horse]] during the First Civil War. he led an audacious relief of Edinburgh Castle in December 1650, though ​ it was soon to fall. At Inverkeithing his regiment was brigaded with Lord Balcarres'​ horse.  ​
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