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covenanter:horse-regiments:george-baird-of-auchmedan [18/01/2013 16:29]
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-======George ​Baird of Auchmedan’s Troop of Horse======+======James Baird of Auchmedan’s Troop of Horse======
  
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 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 |**Type**|Horse|  |**Type**|Horse|
-|**Captain**|George ​Baird |+|**Captain**|James Baird |
 |**Area Raised**| |  |**Area Raised**| |
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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 ====1644==== ====1644====
 +  *September: Baird musters his kinsmen, friends, servants and tenants
   *September: Battle of Aberdeen   *September: Battle of Aberdeen
  
 =====Notes==== =====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===== ===== Flags=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
-==== George ​Baird of Auchmedan====+====James Baird of Auchmedan====
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
  A single troop  A single troop