Osprey Publishing CAM 123 Campaign Auldearn 1645 The Marquis of Montrose’s Scottish campaign

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In August 1644, at the height of the First English Civil War, John Graham,
the Marquis of Montrose, raised the standard of Royalist rebellion in
Scotland. In a single year he won a string of remarkable victories with his
army of Irish mercenaries and Highland clansmen. His victory at Auldearn,
the centrepiece of his campaign, was won only after a day-long struggle and
heavy casualties on both sides. This book details the remarkable sequence of
victories at Tippermuir, Aberdeen, Inverlochy, Auldearn and Kilsyth that
left Montrose briefly in the ascendant in Scotland. However, his decisive
defeat and surrender at Philiphaugh finally crushed the Royalist cause in


STUART REID was born in Aberdeen in 1954. His life long interest in military
history has led to a longstanding involvement in historical re-enactment,
which has broadened into work as a military advisor for film companies.
Stuart has written numerous titles for the Osprey military list including a
three volume set on King George's Army 1740-93 in the Men-at-Arms series and
two volumes in the Warrior series on the British Redcoat 1740-93 and
1793-1815 respectively. His most recent title is Campaign 121 Quebec 1759 -
The battle that won Canada.Gerry Embleton has been a leading historical
illustrator since the early 1970s specialising in the medieval period, but
with a keen interest in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. An illustrator,
and author, of a number of Osprey titles he has lived in Switzerland since
the early 1980s.




Opposing Commanders

Opposing Armies

Opposing Plans

The Campaign begins

The battle of Auldearn

The Campaign continued


The Battlefields Today



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