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TITLE
Silhouette of Sir Alan Cameron of Errachd (or Erracht)
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_39_P357
DATE OF IMAGE
1898
PERIOD
1790s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
30793
KEYWORDS
Lochaber
Gleann Laoigh
Cameron Volunteers
Silhouette of Sir Alan Cameron of Errachd (or Erracht)

Colonel Alan Cameron was the founder of the 79th Cameron Highlanders Regiment in 1793. The regiment was originally called the '79th Regiment of Foot' or 'Cameronian Volunteers'. In 1794 the name was changed to the 79th Cameron Highlanders. Sir Alan was Colonel in Chief from 1793 to 1808.
The silhouette is from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898

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Silhouette of Sir Alan Cameron of Errachd (or Erracht)

1790s

Lochaber; Gleann Laoigh; Cameron Volunteers

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

Colonel Alan Cameron was the founder of the 79th Cameron Highlanders Regiment in 1793. The regiment was originally called the '79th Regiment of Foot' or 'Cameronian Volunteers'. In 1794 the name was changed to the 79th Cameron Highlanders. Sir Alan was Colonel in Chief from 1793 to 1808.<br /> The silhouette is from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898