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in the Middle middle, &
Locheil Lochiel in the west end of the Town toun.
we We took
all most of their Cannon
cannon, Ammunition ammunition &
and baggage which they had not themselves
destroyed. We reckoned
about 700 seven hundred of the
enemy taken prisoners besides officers
and about 600 six hundred killed.
men & and between 30 & 40 thirty
or forty officers killed We
had not above 40 forty men killed on our side;,
among whom were 2 two or 3 three Captains
captains & and some Subaltern subaltern
officers. His R. H.’s
first care, early nixt next morning was to
cause bury the dead, as well those of the Enemy enemy
as our own people. Had not night come on and been very stormy
and our men engadged in pillaging the Enemys enemys Camp
camp, our Army army might have got betwixt
them & and Lithgow and would have entirely destroyed them,
but they being in want of every thing they thought fit fitt
nixt day to retire next day to
Edn. Edinburgh near 20 twenty miles
from the field of Battle battle.
both Both our officers & and
men behaved with the greatest bravery, and our order
in marching & and attacking were allowed to be
far beyond expectation in the Judgemt. judgement of
officers who had been in the
wars abroad. It must be acknowledged indeed yt that
the Irish officers were of great use to us in going thro’
through the diffirent different posts and assisting in several severall dispositions
yt that were made.
Genl. Hawly’s Generall Hawlys Army army
consisted of 12 twelve Regimts regiments
of foot, 3 three of dragoons, twelve Companys
of Argylsh. Argylshire Highlanders under Col.
Campbell and 1000 a thousand voluntiers
volunteers and 800 eight hundred Glasgow Militia
militia, in all about 10,000 ten thousand men.
, As said there were betwixt 30 & 40 of their officers killed
560 private men killed 700 taken prisoners
An unlucky Accident accident happened
amongst us nixt next day;
Coll Colonell Enæas Mcdonald McDonald
second Son son to Glengarie and who commanded
the Glengarie men, a brave
& and good natur’d naturd youth,
was unhappily shot by the Accident accident of a
Highlandmans cleaning his piece.
this This poor Gen gentileman
Lockhart correctly omits the crossed out words in the journal
namely: "As said there were betwixt 30 & 40 of their
officers killed 560 private men killed 700 taken prisoners."