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covenanter:horse-regiments:william-cunningham [21/02/2013 11:02]
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-======William Cunningham’s Horse======+======Lieutenant Colonel ​William Cunningham’s ​Troop of Horse======
  
 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**|1646|+|**Active**|1643 to 1648|
 |**Country**|Ireland| |**Country**|Ireland|
 | |Scotland| | |Scotland|
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 |**Conflicts**|Irish Confederate War| |**Conflicts**|Irish Confederate War|
 |**Type**|Horse|  |**Type**|Horse|
-|**Colonel**|William Cunningham|+|**Captain**|William Cunningham|
 |**Area Raised**|Ulster| |**Area Raised**|Ulster|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 +====1643====
 +  *Raised after the Cessation
 +====1644===
 +  *Serving on Monro'​s Leinster campaign
 +  *May: Take Belfast
 +  *Quartered around Belfast
 +====1645====
 +  *Quartered around Belfast
 ====1646==== ====1646====
 +  *January: Parliament declares the troop illegally raised
   *June: Battle of Benburb   *June: Battle of Benburb
 +====1647==== 
 +====1648==== 
 +  *Cunningham supports the Engagement
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
-Raised from the settlers of Ulster.+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 
 + 
 +Raised from the settlers of Ulster, this troop formed part of Monro'​s army in Ulster. ​
 ===== Flags and Equipment===== ===== Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====William Cunningham==== ====William Cunningham====
 +Cunningham was Lt Colonel of the [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​earl-of-glencairn-for-service-in-ireland|Earl of Glencairn’s Regiment of Foot for Service in Ireland]]
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *A single troop
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====