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TITLE
Memorial Cairn on Culloden Moor
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_784_P018
PLACENAME
Culloden Moor
DISTRICT
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
1893
PERIOD
1890s
CREATOR
Meisenbach
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31330
KEYWORDS
cairns
memorials
graves
Culloden
battles
Jacobites
clans
Bonnie Prince Charlie
Charles Edward Stuart
Charles Edward Stewart
Memorial Cairn on Culloden Moor

The memorial cairn at Culloden Battlefield is approximately 20ft (6m) high and 18ft (5½m) around. It was raised by Duncan Forbes of Culloden in 1881 in memory of the Jacobites who had fought at Culloden in 1746. The inscription on the cairn reads:

The Battle of Culloden
Was fought on this moor
16th April 1746.
The Graves of the Gallant Highlanders
Who fought for
Scotland and Prince Charles
Are marked by the names of their clans.

This illustration was taken from 'Mackenzie's Guide to Inverness', by Alexander Mackenzie (Inverness, 1893)

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Memorial Cairn on Culloden Moor

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1890s

cairns; memorials; graves; Culloden; battles; Jacobites; clans; Bonnie Prince Charlie; Charles Edward Stuart; Charles Edward Stewart

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

The memorial cairn at Culloden Battlefield is approximately 20ft (6m) high and 18ft (5½m) around. It was raised by Duncan Forbes of Culloden in 1881 in memory of the Jacobites who had fought at Culloden in 1746. The inscription on the cairn reads:<br /> <br /> The Battle of Culloden<br /> Was fought on this moor<br /> 16th April 1746.<br /> The Graves of the Gallant Highlanders<br /> Who fought for<br /> Scotland and Prince Charles<br /> Are marked by the names of their clans.<br /> <br /> This illustration was taken from 'Mackenzie's Guide to Inverness', by Alexander Mackenzie (Inverness, 1893)