James Baird of Auchmedan’s Troop of Horse

Active1644
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainJames Baird
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesBalfour 1644

Covenanter troop of horse opposing Montrose at Aberdeen

Service History

1644

  • September: Baird musters his kinsmen, friends, servants and tenants
  • September: Battle of Aberdeen

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

Likely an informal troop, Furgol labels them a retinue. Baird's men dispersed after Aberdeen.

Flags

Notable Officers

James Baird of Auchmedan

Strength

A single troop

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