A Piece of my own History

Written by Lucy M MacDonald, University of Stirling Student and museum volunteer When I was first asked to write this blog, I had no clue what to write about. The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders museum offers so much history and intrigue for its visitors that...

The Christmas Truce 1914

There are many accounts of Christmas Day from 1914 on the front lines. Several Regiments were involved in the Christmas Day Truce and The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders have their own stories to tell. Here are two accounts of the astonishing events that occured on...

The Battle of New Orleans

Written by Darrin Pierce, Internship student from Stirling University When Did it Start? Britain and United States had been at war since 1812 but the Battle of New Orleans started on December 14, 1814 and ended on January 18, 1815. The Americans were commanded by...

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