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Notable Fraser’ highlanders officers

During the 18th century, the highlands of Scotland and the people living there were considered to be very perilous for many reasons. The violence and the viciousness of the people of the region led many to believe that they must not be given the weapons which they require or else it would be catastrophic. James Wolfe, however, had other ideas and therefore in his letter to Captain William Rickson, he emphasized on the fact that 2 or 3 highlander companies should be formed as the people not only know the war tactics but also they are brave enough to fight the enemies with valor and courage which is required during the war. As a result of this letter, the Highland Battalion of the foot was raised in 1757 which has many notable officers. Continue reading “Notable Fraser’ highlanders officers”