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The Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, February 27, 1776, was a complete victory for the Patriots, contributing to the Revolutionary cause in the South, with the Colony remaining in the Patriot's possession until British invasion in 1780. Some elements among settlers had not been amalgamated by the general population in 1775, chief of these was a large number of Scottish Highlanders, largely from clans MacDonald (Isles) and McLeod. These clans settled in the central part of the Colony between 1765 and 1775.
Part seven in this series concerning New Bern and all of Craven County focuses specifically on New Bern during the American Revolutionary War. The author begins by looking at changing citizen opinions and political shifts leading up the war. Much of the article discusses the treatment of Tories and Tory sympathizers and the increasing animosity and actions taken against these groups.