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Sketch of Flora McDonald

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Flora McDonald was a Scottish born immigrant who came to Wilmington, North Carolina, in 1774. Prior to her emigration, McDonald assisted Bonnie Prince Charlie in escaping Scotland following the Battle of Culloden. Upon arrival three decades later in North Carolina, McDonald was greeted with enthusiasm from North Carolina’s Scottish population for her help. McDonald provided further support for the Loyalists during the American Revolution. After her husband was captured, McDonald returned to Scotland.