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   *Craig opposes the Engagers, the activities of his troop are unknown   *Craig opposes the Engagers, the activities of his troop are unknown
 ====1649==== ====1649====
 +  *February: Craig commissioned Colonel of horse for Midlothian
   *Re-raised in Edinburgh area with 2 troops   *Re-raised in Edinburgh area with 2 troops
 ====1650==== ====1650====
-  *June: ​133 more recruits added+  *June: ​Quartered in Midlothian 
 +  *Join Leslie'​s army
   *3rd September: Battle of Dunbar ​   *3rd September: Battle of Dunbar ​
 ====1651==== ====1651====
-  *Assigned to Leslie'​s 1st Cavalry Brigade+  *April: Ordered to Angus 
 +  *May: Assigned to Leslie'​s 1st Cavalry Brigade
   *September: Battle of Worcester   *September: Battle of Worcester
  
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *1647: 1 troop of 80, reduced to 75   *1647: 1 troop of 80, reduced to 75
-  *1649: 2 troops+  *1649: 2 troops, 200 men to be levied 
 +  *July 1649: Only Lt Col Alexander Inglis of Ingliston'​s troop raised, of 57 men 
 +  *August 1649: Midlothian ordered to levy another 133 troopers 
 +  *June 1650: 2 troops 
 +  *July 1650: 133 more troopers to be levied to form 2 new troops
   *1650: 4 troops?   *1650: 4 troops?
 +  *June 1651: 120 more levies ordered from Midlothian
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====