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life of Francis Marion

William Gilmore Simms

life of Francis Marion

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Published by J. C. Derby in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marion, Francis, -- 1732-1795.

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    StatementW. Gilmore Simms...
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv., 347 p. :
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15096460M


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The Life of General Francis Marion: A Celebrated Partisan Officer, in the Revolutionary War, Against the British and Tories in South Carolina and Georgia. After the fall of Charleston during the American Revolution, South Carolina was devoid of any organized resistance to the British army/5.

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Francis Marion, byname the Swamp Fox, (born c.Winyah, South Carolina [U.S.]—died FebruBerkeley county, South Carolina, U.S.), colonial American soldier in the American Revolution (–83), nicknamed the “Swamp Fox” by the British for his elusive tactics.

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Campbell, - Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.). Francis Marion died in his estate at the age of 63 in Legends. Marion has become quite a legend and the details of his life have been exaggerated (i.e., The Patriot is loosely based on Marion’s life.) But there are a few surviving legends that are worth telling.

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the life of general francis marion P. Horry & M.L. Weems During the American Revolution, and after the fall of Charleston, under Marion's clever direction the band of volunteers he led eluded British general Tarleton so frequently that he was recalled by Cornwallis. "John Oller's The Swamp Fox is a much-anticipated, fresh look at the life of Francis Marion, focusing on Marion's distinguished military career during the American Revolution.

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Publisher's Summary Francis Marion was probably the most romantic figure to emerge from the American Revolutionary War. Of Huguenot ancestry, Marion was descended from a French family fleeing the religious persecutions of Louis XIV.

The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution John Oller (Da Capo Press, ), pp., maps, notes, bibliography, index. Reviewed by David A. Foy. While the American Revolution is a popular topic for both authors and readers, the history of that conflict south of the Mid-Atlantic States has garnered less attention.

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