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-=====Sir James Hamilton of Preston's Troop of Horse======+======Sir James Hamilton of Prestons Troop of Horse====== 
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 +|**Active**| 1644| 
 +|**Country**|Scotland| 
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter| 
 +|**Conflicts**|First Civil War| 
 +|**Type**|Horse|  
 +|**Captain**|Sir James Hamilton|  
 +|**Area Raised**|Lanarkshire| 
 +|**Flag Colour**| |  
 +|**Flag Design**| |  
 +|**Field Armies**|Callendar 1644| 
 +</​WRAP>​ 
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 +//Troop of Scots horse serving under Callendar//​ 
 +  
 +===== Service History ===== 
 + 
 +====1644==== 
 +  *February: ​ Raised in Lanarkshire and mustered in Glasgow 
 +  *June: Join Callendar 
 +  *August: Merged in to [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​sir-frederick-hamilton|Sir Frederick Hamilton’s Regiment of Horse]] 
 + 
 +=====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 & Equipment===== 
 +=====Notable Officers===== 
 +====Sir James Hamilton==== 
 +=====Strength===== 
 +  * A single troop  
 +=====See Also====== 
 +===== Links =====