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 34

the front lines of both Armys which by this
time were formed. Our first Line being ^ composed
of the Highland & the second mostly of ^ low coun-
try Regiments Keppoch had by consent the Right
of all as Clanronald had at the battle of Preston-
                                                            his own & Fitz James
pans; *the P. with the horse his own & Fifz James ^
from France                                      about 20 yds distce
^ immediatly behind the Center of the foot ^ and
Ld John Drummond with the ^ Pickets upon his
left. As the Enemys Dragoons rode off to their
right betwixt the lines (as was said) our men
run eagerly in pursuit of them but were much
surprised to find themselves ^ by our Generals &
officers who with difficulty restrained the^ pur
suit with their ^ swords & pistols conjuring them
to return to their ground or they would be undone
as the Dragoons in their flight betwixt the lines pass'd
by our left wing they could not forbear giving them
part of

text inserted at the foot of the page:
* whose Battalion was now on Keppochs left, nixt order to the left
were the Mcdonalds of Gengary

Clanranalds battalion on his left, nixt to him Glengarys
^ the Frazers, the Camerons & the Stewarts of Appin
this Rt. wg. ^ commanded by Ld G. Murray Leiut. Genl.
The left ^ commanded by the D. of P. who
Margin: Ld. G