Life of Francis Marion
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Published by Ayer Co Pub .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Marion, Francis

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8205793M
ISBN 100836957407
ISBN 109780836957402

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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 sparse/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 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 in , The 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. L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Life of Francis Marion is a popular book by William Gilmore Simms. Read The Life of Francis Marion, free online version of the book by William Gilmore Simms, on William Gilmore Simms's The Life of Francis Marion consists of 21 parts for ease of reading. 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 Febru , Berkeley 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 in , The 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. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books eBook - FREE. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books The Life of Francis Marion William Gilmore Simms No preview available -