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September 2017 Newsletter

October 14, 2017

The September 2017 newsletter has been sent to all members.

I contains local information of interest, and details of the the AGM in April.

The newsletter has an historical item covering the retreat of the Jacobite Army on the 6th December, 1745, back to Scotland. There is an interesting piece about the how the rear guard, consisting of the Glengarry and MacPherson regiments, repulsed a flying column of mounted troops, at the village of Clifton, about 2 miles south of the town of Penrith. The rest of the article covers the actions of Jacobite Army at the Battle of Falkirk on the 17th January, 1746.

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