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After driving within 50 miles of London and turning back, the Jacobites returned to Scotland. At Falkirk they surprised a force under Henry Hawley. The dragoons charged the highlanders, but they were adept at defeating horsemen, and the dragoons were …
Title
Last Chance for the Jacobites
Subject
Publisher
Date
1746-01-17
Scenario#
HC05
Scenario Description
After driving within 50 miles of London and turning back, the Jacobites returned to Scotland. At Falkirk they surprised a force under Henry Hawley. The dragoons charged the highlanders, but they were adept at defeating horsemen, and the dragoons were shattered. The rain made it hard for the British to fire a strong volley, and the British left gave way, while a desperate flank attack was driven back by the Irish Picquets. The British withdrew, but the Jacobites failed to pursue and soon fled to the Highlands, where they encamped at Inverness, driving back a force under Loudon. Nevertheless, the British were massing regulars in Scotland, and the Jacobites now needed a miracle.
Location
Falkirk, Scotland
Battle Narrative
The <b>Battle of Falkirk Muir</b>, also known as the <b>Battle of Falkirk</b> took place on 17 January 1746 during the Jacobite rising of 1745. While considered a tactical Jacobite victory, it had little impact on the campaign.
Narrative Source
Wikipedia: <a href=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Falkirk_Muir>Battle of Falkirk Muir</a>
Combatants
Jacobite
British

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