The Life of Francis Marion

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The Life of Francis Marion

Author: William Gilmore Simms
Publisher: The History Press
Copyright: 2007
Pages: 256
Cover Price: $ 24.99

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Known as the "Swamp Fox," South Carolina's Francis Marion maintained the hope of Patriots in the Southern states in the darkest hours of the American Revolution. In this celebrated volume, the state's greatest author, William Gilmore Simms, traces the life and military exploits of the master of modern guerrilla warfare. With a new introduction by Sean Busick.

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South Carolina was second youngest of the 13 original colonies and led the movement for secession that led to Civil War. The American Revolution started earlier than the War of Independence and last until peace was signed in 1783.