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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Page numbered 18

stealing a March upon us towards Ednr. The dispo
sition being made his R H. address'd his army
in these words 'Follow me Gentlemen by the Assis
tance of God I will this day make you a free &
happy people. We then marched chearfully on
& engadged the Enemy. * The ^ Right wing was led
on by the D. of Perth Lt Genl and consisted of the
Regiments of Clanronald Keppoch Glengarie &
  under their several cheifs
Glenco ^ the Left by L George Murray consist
ing of the Batallions of Camerons commanded
by Lochiel their cheif, the Stuarts of Appin by
                                  Appin                         with us
Ardshiel their cheiftain ^ not being engadged ^
in this affair, One body of the Mcgregors with
Glencairneg and the rest of the Mcgregors with
the D. of Perth's men under Major James
Drummond, The Enemys Artillery plaid fu-
riously upon our left especially on Locheil's Ba
tallions their Cannon also raked our Right
                                                            Great Guns
Wing but did little execution. Their Cannon ^
were seconded ^ by avery regular fire of the dragoons
on the Right & Left and this again by closs pla-
toons of all their Infantry which our men re-
ceived with Intrepidity & an huzza athing most
extraordinary in militia & an ^ undisciplined &
untryed, who upon this occasion keept up their
fire till they were very near being always sure
yt their One fire should do execution, which

Marginal addition to text:
*Our Attk being on the East side obliged Cope to change his Disposition.
Our attack was bold and quick in the grey of the morng.