Cameron Highlanders

Active1645 to 1654
CountryScotland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
Glencairn’s Rising
TypeHighlanders
ColonelAllan Cameron of Lochiel
Ewen Cameron of Lochiel
Area RaisedLochaber
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMontrose 1645

Highland clan contingent fighting alongside Montrose at Inverlochy then in Glencairn's Rising

Service History

1645

  • February: Battle of Inverlochy
  • October: Skirmish at the Braes of Strathdearn

1652

  • February: Skirmish at Tuillich

1654

  • Spring: Skirmish at Achdelieu
  • Spring: Skirmish at Achintore
  • Spring: Skirmish at Strone Nevis

Notes

Clan Cameron played a part in Glencairn’s rising. Their exploits are described at The Battles of Clan Cameron.

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Allan Cameron of Lochiel, XVI Captain and Chief of Clan Cameron

Led the clan at Inverlochy, but being nearly ninety contented himself with watching from a distance.

Ewen Cameron of Lochiel, XVII Captain and Chief of Clan Cameron

Led the clan during Glencairn's Rising.

Strength

  • 300 at Inverlochy

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