Copy of Original Journal & Memoires
of Prince Charles's
Expedition into Scotland 1745-6
By a Highland Officer in his Army
Together with transcript


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Page numbered 32

Jany. 17 The P. finding yt Gen. Hawley did not move
                                   wch lay
from his Camp at Falkirk (^ in the Feild below & a
                                                            about midday
little N.W. of the Town) held a Council of war ^ wherein
it was resolved to march &attack him accordingly
         under the Cover of the Torwood
we set out in 2 columns ^ & holding above (to the South of)
             to the South
the Torwood ^ passed the water of Carron at Duni-pace
and moved on very quickly to gain the hill above
                 its
Falkirth on ^the S. West the two Columns keeping
at an equall distance of about 200 paces till we
                                                            2        s
came in sight of the Enemy ? about a ^ mile^ & a half
distant from us. at the same time yt we begun
our march Ld John Drumd. with most of the horse
had gone to reconnoitre the Enemy & made a Move-
ment as if intendinged to march by the highway thro'
the Torwood straight to the Enemy, And this might
occasion what some accounts tell us of Gen. Haw-
             a body of

ly perceiving ^ the Highlanders in the Torwood


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