Lochaber Highlanders

Active1644 to 1645
CountryScotland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHighlanders
Colonel
Area RaisedLochaber
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMontrose 1644

Scots Highland contingent fighting alongside Montrose at Tippermuir and Inverlochy

Service History

1644

  • September: Battle of Tippermuir

1645

  • February: Battle of Inverlochy

Notes

Flags, Coats and Equipment

Highlanders tended to be armed with a mixture of muskets, bows and swords. It’s quite possible that the Lochabermen also used Lochaber axes, though there is no clear evidence for this.

Notable Officers

Strength

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