|Spent a fair bit of time walking around
the battlefield to get pictures of the various clan positions.
These are pictures of the Information Centre
and the building beside it. The black sheep are there to eat all the weeds
outside the Battlefield and come from the Hebrides
These were signs and grave markers on the way
to the cairn and around the whole site and from the picture below someone
obviously placed a feather by this marker. On the left is "Well of the
Dead". Here died Alasdair MacGillivray of Dunmaglass, Commander of the
Clan Chattan Regiment, with many other Jacobite troops.
The stone on the left I couldn't make out but
the one on the right is Mixed Clans
Cairn on the left and on the right the
I confess that as the land is so flat you
didn't really get a feel for the battle, or at least I didn't. The
description in my account of the battle on the site just didn't seem to
tie up with what I saw there. You can get a guided tour around the whole
battlefield and I suspect it would be worth the money.
While at Culloden it's also
worth while to see the Clava Stones and although I didn't manage to visit
them I am indebted to Steve and Amanda Hurd of Conway, AR for sending in