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THE CELTIC MONTHLY.
daughter of Mr. Thomas Warwick, Sherwood,
Nottiughaiu, a lady who enters into all his
Highland sj'mpathies, and who shares with her
husband his great popularity. Their family
consists of four pretty little girls, Wo trust
that they all may loQg be spared to enjoy the
esteem and respect of all who know them.
Angus Fraser-Macrae, M.A.
Part Xl.~(ContinnedJrrmi page 129.)
Seven Yeahs' War, and the French
Revolution
IJr^.^ORD GEORGE SACKVTLLE. for dis-
obeying the orders of bis superior at
=^ Minden, was fried in England by court-
martial, and declared unfit to serve in any
military capacity. In the campaign of 1760,
25,000 British troops assisted Frederick. In
the battles of Korbach and Warburg the British
infantry and cavalry greatly distinguished
thf mselves by the brilliant way in which they
charged, broke and routed tlie French. At
the surprise of Kloster Camp, the British
cavalry, consisting only of detachments of the
Creys and Inniskilliners, and five battalions of
infantry, j^erformed the most dashing service,
and equally so, two months later, at Campen.
Now appear on the scene Keith's Highlanders,
who though raw recruits from Sutherland, Ross,
Inverness, and Argyll, greatly distinguished
themselves by their intrepiditv and good
conduct After the Battle of 'Warlnirg, in
which the French were defeated with great
loss, Prince Ferdinand reporting to George 2nd
said "that the loss on his side fell chiefly upon
Maxwell's brave battalion of British Grenadiers,
and the regiment of Scots Highlanders, who
did wonders."
At Zeirenburg another affair soon occurred, of
which the Prince reported. " The Scots High-
landers moiuited the breaches sword in hand
supported by the chasseurs. The British
Grenadiers advanced in good order and with
the greatest silence. In short the service was
complete, the troops displayed equal courage,
soldier-like conduct and activity." This was a
night attack. The French were surprised, and
taken prisoners.
At the Battle of Fellinghausen, in July, 1761,
the French were defeated with a loss of 4000
men, while that sustained by the British and
Germans did not exceed 700. Prince Ferdi
nand in a general order, states, "His Serene
Highness is generously pleased to order Colonel
Beckwith to signify to the brigade he has the
honour to command, his entire approbation of
their conduct on the 15th and 16th July. The
soldier-like perseverance of the Highland regi-
ments in resisting and repulsing the repeated
attacks of t/ie c/msea troops of France has
deservedly gained them the highest honour.
The ardour and activity with which the Grena-
diers pushed and pursued the enemy, and the
troj)hies they have taken, justly entitle them to

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