Author:Archibald Forbes, L.L.D

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The Black Watch: The Record Of An Historic Regiment

By: Archibald Forbes, L.L.D

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1896)

Seller ID: F2195

ISBN: 0788421956

Condition: 316 pages, (1896) 2002, paper, index, 316 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


“It was as the result of a suggestion made to the authorities by Duncan Forbes of Culloden that in 1729 it was determined on that a certain number of Highland clansmen should be embodied in the character of a species of local gendarmerie. …The ‘Black Watch,’ or as is its Gaelic name, ‘Am Freiceadan Dubh,’ was the appellation given to the independent companies of which, with reinforcements, the regiment was subsequently formed. From the time that the companies were first embodied until they were regimented the Highlanders continued to wear the dress of thei... View more info