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-|**Active**|1644 to 1646|+|**Active**|1644 to 1647|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
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 |**Type**|Horse|  |**Type**|Horse|
 |**Colonel**|Sir Frederick Hamilton| |**Colonel**|Sir Frederick Hamilton|
-|**Area Raised**|Kirkcudbright| +|**Area Raised**|Ulster & Kirkcudbright|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
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-  *Raised in Kirkcudbright +  *FebruaryHamilton commissioned colonel 
-  *JuneTaking of Morpeth +  *AugustHamilton brings his and Robert Hamilton'​s Ulster troops ​to Scotland 
-  *JulyTaking of Hartlepool +  *August: [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​henry-drummond|Routmaster Henry Drummond’s Troop of Horse]], [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​sir-mungo-campbell-of-lawers|Sir Mungo Campbell of Lawer’s Troop of Horse]], [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​sir-james-hamilton-of-preston|Sir James Hamilton of Preston'​s Troop of Horse]] join the regiment ​being formed around Newcastle
-  *July to September: Siege of Newcastle +
-  *August: [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​henry-drummond|Routmaster Henry Drummond’s Troop of Horse]] join the regiment, Drummond promoted to Lt Col+
   *September: Return to Scotland   *September: Return to Scotland
-  *September: Quartered in Aberdeenshire+  ​*Autumn: Serving under Argyll 
 +  ​*September ​to December: Quartered in Aberdeenshire
 ====1645==== ====1645====
 +  *[[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​sir-mungo-campbell-of-lawers|Sir Mungo Campbell of Lawer’s Troop of Horse]] leave the regiment
   *May: Battle of Auldearn (Lt Col Drummond'​s troop)   *May: Battle of Auldearn (Lt Col Drummond'​s troop)
   *Return to England   *Return to England
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 ====1646==== ====1646====
   *May: Taking of Newark   *May: Taking of Newark
 +  *February: Disbanded
 =====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
 ===== Flags===== ===== Flags=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
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 ====Lt Col Henry Drummond==== ====Lt Col Henry Drummond====
 Previously served as Routmaster of an independent troop of horse under Callendar Previously served as Routmaster of an independent troop of horse under Callendar
 +====Officer List August 1644====
 +  *Col. Sir Frederick Hamilton (raised in Ulster)
 +  *Lt. Col. Sir Patrick Mackie of Larg
 +  *Maj. Henry Drummond (previously independent troop under Callendar), Lt Col by 1645
 +  *Capt. Robert Hamilton, son of Sir Frederick (raised in Ulster)
 +  *Capt. Sir Mungo Campbell of Lawers (previously independent troop under Callendar)
 +  *Capt. Sir James Hamilton of Preston (previously independent troop under Callendar)
 +  *Capt. Omachie
 +  *Capt. Auchterlonie
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
-  *January 1646: 313 troopers+  ​*August 1644: 480 authorized 
 +  *March 1645: 294 troopers, 54 officers, 15 others in 7 troops 
 +  ​*January 1646: 316 troopers ​in 8 troops
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====