11 November 2012 ~ 1 Comment


The Scottish bagpipes added to the fife and drums of some orderly and established military units on both the Whig and Tory sides. The 1780 over moutain clans were not that organized. The plaids of the clans and the bagpipes are traditions which survived in the Appalachians.
Gatherings for “Highland Games” are still annual events in several mountain communities.
Highland Games shows some of them by state.
2013 Smoky Mountain Highland Games shows the May 2013 Games at Maryville College.

This tune provided by my USMC friend Rick Clevenger, came along after the Revolutionary War.
Semper Fi

Other tunes are on the internet, such as Bagpipe Marches

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