Journal - 1745, comparison with Lockhart - 1817

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Page numbered 35

*the disorder they we were like to be put into. when the our whole army our Our left had not been fully form’d formed when the attack began begun on the right; a Considerable considerable body of the Enemys enemys Horse horse came up also to attack them but receiving part of the fire of our left they broke & and run of off,, their Infantry infantry comming comeing in upon that side were attack’d opposed by by some of our Batallions battalions who receiving the Enemys enemys fire went in amongst them sword in hand & and drove them down the hill with great impetuosity & and Slaughter slaughter, but not perceiving being in sight of our Right right (by reason of the uneveness uneaveness of the ground) they made a halt till such time as the two wings should join in the Centre center and the Second second line come up.  His R. H., (who was mostly in the Centre attended by  with the French Ambassader (Marq. de Giles) and whose attention was turn’d turned to all parts quarters, p…..ving observing yt  that our left wing was outlined by the enemy the Enemy had outlin’d us on the left wing sent Brigdeer Brigadeer Stapleton & with the pickets of the Irish brigade with Bragade and some other troops battalions from the second line, which extended our first line and recovered the disorder we were like to be put into. to take up that space upon the left.  Then the our whole army march’d marched down towards the Enemy enemy ; who were retreating on all sides in great disorder:, but by reason of the uneveness uneaveness of the ground & and night comming comeing on with astorm a storm of wind & and rain they could not overtake them, as they were positively ordered to keep their ranks.  The Enemy enemy finding they could neither possess nor save their camp set sett fire to their tents & and retreated thro' Falkirk & the neighbourhood  with great precipitation towds towards Lithgow Linlithgow and were just got to the East east end of the Town toun of Falkirk when Ld Lord John Drumd.Drummond  enter’d entered it on that side.,  Ld Lord G. George  Murray

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The Journal re-inserts material on page 35 (edited slightly) which it had crossed out on page 34. Lockhart follows suit but elaborates by re-incorporating some elements from the crossing out as well "…. from the second line, which extended our…."

Lockhart omits reference to The French Ambassador (Marq. De Giles).