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 +======Colonel William Douglas of Kilhead’s Regiment of Horse======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +
 +|**Active**| 1646|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Horse|
 +|**Colonel**|William Douglas|
 +|**Area Raised**|Cumbria|
 +| |Scotland|
 +|**Flag Colour**| |
 +|**Flag Design**| |
 +|**Field Armies**|Garrison|
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//Scots Covenanter horse in garrison at Carlisle//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1646====
 +  *February: Douglas commands 3 troops of horse levied around Carlisle, the Estates agree to sending another 100 horse  ​
 +
 +=====Notes=====
 +The unit is mentioned 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=====
 +==== William Douglas of Kilhead====
 +Appointed governor of Carlisle after its surrender in July 1645
 +=====Strength=====
 +  * 3 troops plus 100
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====