Copy of Original Journal & Memoires
of Prince Charles's
Expedition into Scotland 1745-6
By a Highland Officer in his Army
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their Country accordingly Keppoch (with about
40 men) intecepted ^ at the High bridge and ob
liged them to retreat back through Latterfin-
lay but Keppoch ^ their Superiority in Numbers
and waiting for the advantage of the ground
did not attack them closely till they entered
a thick wood at the head of Loch-lochy called
Laganachdrom ^ they attacked & surrounded
      Some of            fm the village of Laganachdrom
them ^ the Glengarie people ^ also comming in
to support Keppoch's and a few being wound-
ed & 5 or 6 killed with the loss 2 men of the
highlanders the 4 Companys were all taken
prisoners and sent to his R. H. at Glenfinin
in Moydart. As the Pr. was setting out for
Glenfinin to meet his friends according to ap-
pointment I was dispatch'd to Ardnamur-
chan to recruit and soon returned with 50
cliver fellows who pleasing the Pr. upon re
view his Highness was pleased to honour me
with the Command of them and told me Iwas
the first officer he had made in Scotland ---
which Complement encouraged my Vanity
not alittle and with our friends vowed to the
Almighty we would live & die with our noble
Prince though all Brittain should forsake