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life of Francis Marion

William Gilmore Simms

life of Francis Marion

by William Gilmore Simms

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

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  • Marion, Francis, -- 1732-1795.

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

    The Life of Francis Marion: The True Story of South Carolina's Swamp Fox (Kindle Edition) Published June 27th by The History Press Kindle Edition, pagesCited by: 6. Life of Francis Marion. New York: Derby and Jackson, (OCoLC) Named Person: Francis Marion; Francis Marion: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Gilmore Simms.

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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. Incorporating historical material either previously inaccessible or overlooked, Oller offers new perspectives on our lowcountry South Carolina partisan told within an Brand: Hachette Books.


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“The Life of Francis Marion” by William Gilmore Simms This is a full reproduction of the original text published by Simms in Simms readily acknowledges that credible written record of Marion (aka “The Swamp Fox”) and his activities are by: 6.

The Life of Francis Marion. Marion is proverbially the great master of strategy-the wily fox of the swamps-never to be caught, never to be followed,-yet always at hand, with unconjectured promptness, at the moment when he is least feared and is least to be expected/5.

“The Life of Francis Marion” by William Gilmore Simms This is a full reproduction of the original text published by Simms in Simms readily acknowledges that credible written record of Marion (aka “The Swamp Fox”) and his activities are sparse/5(45).

The Life of Life of Francis Marion book 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. It's a shame someone as distinguished as Francis Marion should have such a poorly written testiment to his illustrious career.

The book is more about Weems, the author, than about the Marion the subject. The 'Swamp Fox' by Robert D. Bass is a much more accurate account of Marion's life and accomplishments. 6 people found this helpful/5(9).

First published inThe Life of Francis Marion was Simms's most commercially successful work of nonfiction. It offers a treatment of Marion's life that is unparalleled in its scope and accuracy, all in Simms's inimitable style.

Read more Read less Length: pages/5(45). The Life of General Francis Marion: A Celebrated Partisan Officer, in the Revolutionary War, Against the British and Tories in South Carolina and Geo by Horry, Brigadier General P.; Weems, Parson M.

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To read the book is to be convinced that Francis Marion is one of the most underrated of the American generals during the revolutionary war and one of the finest examples of the patriots.

John C. Parker, Jr. Bass fills in some gaps in Marion's campaigns, but adds what seem to be little embellishments here Cited by: 6.

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. Get this from a library. The life of Francis Marion.

[William Gilmore Simms] -- Francis Marion, also known as "The Swamp Fox," was a military officer of the Continental Army and militia during the Revolutionary War.

His guerilla tactics were extremely effective against the. Although dozens of works have been written about Marion's life over the years, this biography -- written by William Gilmore Simms, South Carolina's greatest author -- remains the best.

First published inThe Life of Francis Marion was Simms's most Brand: TheHistoryPress. The facts, in the life of Francis Marion, are far less generally extended in our country than his fame. The present is an attempt to supply this deficiency, and to justify, by the array of authentic particulars, the high position which has been assigned him among the master-workers in our revolutionary struggle.

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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 by Brig. Gen. Horry, of Marion's Brigade, and1/5. The Life of Francis Marion was popular and generally well-received during Simms’s life, going through at least ten editions between and [10] Yet, for most of the twentieth century, the work was lightly regarded; writing inSimms biographer John Caldwell Guilds notes that.

A novel based on the life of Francis Marion, a revolutionary war figure enlisted in the South Carolina militia. His exploits in non-traditional warfare were perplexing to both the Cherokees and the British.

I was a bit disappointed because there wasn't much information on some of /5. Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Simms, William Gilmore, Life of Francis Marion.

New York: G.F. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Simms, William Gilmore, Life of Francis Marion. Philadelphia, G.G. Evans, (OCoLC). Biographer Hugh Rankin described the life of Francis Marion as "something like a sandwich—a highly spiced center between two slabs of rather dry bread." After the war, Marion returned to the quiet.The Life of General Francis Marion Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: Revolution () Subject: Marion, Francis, Subject: Generals -- United States -- Biography Subject: South Carolina -- Militia -- Biography Subject: audio books by Jane Austen.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Simms, William Gilmore, Life of Francis Marion.

New York: H.G. Langley, (OCoLC)