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MONUMENT [Drumclog] Monument


Gavin Hamilton High Drumclog
Andrew Hamilton East Drumclog
William Leiper Stobbyside
029.12 This monument was erected in the year 1839 on the battlefield of Drumclog. It is of freestone, square at base and for more than half its height, and terminating in a spire. It has also a small spire springing from each corner where the the monument begins to taper. It is fast mouldering away, like plaster exposed to the weather. by this means much of the Inscription is defaced.

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County of Lanark--Parish of Avondale

Inscription on south side of the monument.
In commemororation of the glorious triumph gained by a party of Scotish [Scottish] covenanters over the ferocious Graham of Claverhouse and his bloody dragoons on the 1st of June 1679. The grand results Civil and Ecclesiastical of the Reformation attained to between 1638 and * were highly valued by the heroes of the Covenant rather than be involved in the apostacy of the perjured Charles and his prelatic Counsellors. they endured his persecuting Rage. they resisted unto blood striving against sin. they rejoiced that they were counted * suffer shame for his name who is King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Attacked by the Royal Mercenaries on the holy sabbath altho' neither trained to war nor well supplied with arms, they trusted in Jacob's God. * whose name they displayed their Banners *-mated by the Divine Spirit and by feelings of the purest patriotism and heal for the the glory of God. They waxed valiant in fight and routed their vaunting assailants. the enemies of God and their country. Stern inflexible men they imprinted - continued

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