Captain Blackadder’s Troop of Dragoons

Active1645
CountryScotland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
CaptainBlackadder
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMontrose 1645

Scots Royalist dragoons fighting alongside Montrose at the Battle of Philiphaugh

Service History

1645

  • September: Battle of Philiphaugh

Notes

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Blackadder

Captain Blackadder led the scouts of Montrose’s small army at Philiphaugh, returning in a great fright to report the discovery of Leslie’s superior force of Covenanters. Unfortunately I have not been able to discover his first name, though I doubt it was Edmund.

Strength

A single troop at most

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