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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& arrived at Garvemore where finding Cope had slipt out Pr. Jonl.
the morning ^ our Regiment in the Van nixt Glen
garies & Keppochs & Ardsheals followed in order and
Lochiel, in the Rear. We were all in good spirits
and resolute to meet them ^ in the muir, judging
they were to hold their course over the hill of
Corryerrag towards Fortaugustus, being the more
provocked yt Cope was comming in a hostile
manner into our Country. We had just ^ the
hill when a Gentleman of the name of Mcpher
son came to give his R. H. Notice yt Sr Joh. Cope
                                        Corryerreg to Riven of B
had the day befor altered his rout from ^ and tur
ning Northward ^ marched to Riven in Bade
noch having to deceive us sent part of his
baggage with 2 Companys of foot & the Camp
colours four miles further on the road to
Fort Augustus, as if he was to follow them wth
Many of the of the Highlanders vex'd at
*1 his whole army ^Cope's excape it was proposed by them yt
a strong detachmt might be allowed to follow them but
this was not thought proper.
the Pr. notwithstanding of
this Intelligence continued his March untill he
reached Garvamore in Badenough where up
on the 19th a Council of war was held with
the Heads of the Clans Sr Tho. Sheridan, Secre-
                         had now Joined e P.
tary Murray &c which last ^ came to the Pr.
when it was resolved to March to the South
*2of Scotland & accordingly we reached Dalwhi
nixt day. Dr Cameron Locheil's Brother