Tuesday, 9 June 2009
Day 24 - Covenanters Grave - Pentlands.jpg
The inscription reads:
To the memory of A COVENANTER who fought and was wounded at Rullion Green Nov 28 1666 and who died at Oaken Bush the day after the battle and was buried here by Adam Anderson of Blackhill.
Rullion Green was a victory for government forces led by Tam Dalyell of the Binns over the Scottish Royal Army Covenanted Rebels led by James Wallace. The battle saw 50 rebels killed and many more died in the Pentland Bogs as they fled.
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