By calling for the service of Scottish masses, Andrew Murray and William Wallace have mobilized many troops from many regions. Woodstocks 50th anniversary shirt. After the Battle of Stirling Bridge, they received the title of “Commander of the Scottish Army”. The Counts implicitly approved the summons of their troops to defend the hegemony lands but remained in their localities. A significant number of the kingdom’s ordinary people responded with a broad enthusiasm for the call to join the army. Before the outbreak of the Stirlinglace Bridge both Wallace and Murray commanded high maneuvering forces, mainly raid teams of several hundred soldiers riding small and shabby horses. In essence, they were soldiers on horseback, not a cavalry force when they rode to the battlefield then dismounted to fight on land.