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Francis Marion, Swamp Fox

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A brief biography of the southern plantation owner whose knowledge of the swamps helped keep the Revolution alive in the South.

Statement[by] Matthew G. Grant. Illustrated by John Keely and Dick Brude.
SeriesHis Gallery of great Americans series. Frontiersmen of America
ContributionsKeely, John, illus., Brude, Dick, illus.
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LC ClassificationsE207.M3 G72
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p.
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Open LibraryOL5417841M
ISBN 100871912570
LC Control Number73010061
OCLC/WorldCa667151

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An informative book regarding Francis Marion “The Swamp Fox”. The book highlights who he is, family/relatives and brief post war life. Most of the book is dedicated to Marion’s actions and interactions throughout the southern conflict of the Revolutionary War.

As a leader mostly of militia, Marion becomes known for his hit and run /5. The Swamp Fox is a sound analytical inquiry, an engaging read and a solid contribution to informed debate." -- Australian Defence Force Journal "Scott Aiken's work on Francis Marion is a brilliantly researched study in character, competence, and military leadership/5(12).

Purchase The Swamp Fox book Buy the Book Known for his cunning and resourcefulness, Francis Marion earned the moniker the "Swamp Fox" for his exploits during the Revolutionary War, which also inspired many colorful interpretations of his life and military career.

A very readable but dated () biography of Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox. The author doesn't admit to this until his afterword, but he fills in some of the blanks in Marion's life like a historical novelist.

Marion was long on action but short on leaving written records so a lot of the details are based on other people's correspondence/5. The movie The Patriot exaggerated the Swamp Fox legend for a whole new generation.

Although Francis Marion led surprise attacks. The book’s dust jacket highlights that Oller’s volume is the “first major biography of Marion in more than forty years,” likely a reference to Robert D.

Bass’s Swamp Fox: The Life and Campaigns of General Francis Marion, published in   ANALYSIS/OPINION: THE SWAMP FOX: HOW FRANCIS MARION SAVED Swamp Fox book AMERICAN REVOLUTION. By John Oller. Da Capo Press, $27, pages. Francis Marion, Swamp Fox book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Army Special Forces." This innovative patriot earned the nickname the "Swamp Fox" from a British colonel who all too often lost track of Marion when the clever soldier made stealthy retreats into American swamp lands.1/5(1).

An admiring biography of Francis Marion (), a military hero of the American Oller (American Queen: The Rise and Fall of Kate Chase Sprague—Civil War "Belle of the North" and Gilded Age Woman of Scandal,etc.) notes, readers of a certain age will remember Marion, the “Swamp Fox,” as the subject of a Disney TV ISBN:   The confident Patriots quickly overran the sleeping Tories, inflicting 43 casualties and yet again watching as the survivors escaped into the swamp.

Marion and his men confiscated the ammunition and supplies found in the enemy camp. They also rounded up 80 horses. Francis “Swamp Fox” Marion leads his mounted militia on a back-country operation.

At the heart of the book lies the author's deep admiration for Francis Marion, the man; by the end, I found myself enthralled by his modesty, honor and ultimate desire for peace. With a name as mysterious and suggestive as "Swamp Fox," I did not expect to find su A good, straightforward account of Francis Marion's campaigns in the South /5(7).

The truth is that people like Marion committed atrocities as bad, if not worse, than those perpetrated by the British." In The Patriot (which stars Mel Gibson in the lead role), the Swamp Fox is.

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Dennis Steussy rated it really liked it. This is a short introductory book about the fact and fiction of Francis Marion/5. The Swamp Fox is a sound analytical inquiry, an engaging read and a solid contribution to informed debate." — Australian Defence Force Journal"Scott Aiken's work on Francis Marion is a brilliantly researched study in character, competence, and military leadership.

The Swamp Fox How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution John Oller. DaCapo Press, Boston,pages. Book Review published on: John Oller’s The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution may be the best Marion biography to come out in recent years.

Oller’s extensive research strips away the myths and legends of previous. Francis Marion, Swamp Fox (Gallery of Great Americans: Frontiersmen of America) by Matthew G Grant and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Neuware - The Swamp Fox - Young Folks' Life of General Francis Marion is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hans Elektronisches Buch is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and.

Advance praise for The Swamp Fox "Not only a new Francis Marion, but a new American Revolution emerges from these riveting pages.

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Best of all, John Oller has performed this feat with solid, totally convincing research. His is a book that every American will learn from-and enjoy."-Thomas Fleming, bestselling author of The Great Divide.

The Swamp Fox is a television miniseries produced by Walt Disney and starring Leslie Nielsen as American Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion. The theme song ("Swamp Fox, Swamp Fox, tail on his hat ") was sung by Nielsen as well.

Myron Healey played Marion's top aide, Maj./Col. Peter Horry. One of the Swamp Fox's adversaries was Colonel Banastre Tarleton, played by John Sutton. Cutting through the Swamp Fox legend, Robert D.

Bass has arrived at a realistic and fascinating appraisal of this military genius with this literary work. “[A] close but spirited chronology of the raids and routs [General Francis Marion] led against the British.5/5(1). This comprehensive biography of Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox, covers his famous wartime stories as well as a private side of him that has rarely been exploredIn the darkest days of the American Revolution, Francis Marion and his band of militia freedom fighters kept hope alive for the patriot cause during the critical British "southern campaign.".

The Swamp Fox (Hardcover) How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution. By John Oller. Da Capo Press,pp. Publication Date:. Real Life Comics “Francis Marion The Swamp Fox” Comic Book No. 37 VG VG+ Comes bagged and boarded between 2 pcs of cardboard. You are bidding on the item pictured. Payment due within 2 days.

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In putting together Francis Marion and the Legend of the Swamp Fox, Kate Salley Palmer gathered her information from a number of sources listed in the bibliography in the back of the book.

There is also a glossary and a list of important names who played significant roles in the Revolution in South Carolina. Biography of Francis Marion, the American military leader in the Revolutionary War known as 'The Swamp Fox.' Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help All Books ebooks NOOK Textbooks Newsstand Teens & YA Kids Toys Games & Collectibles Stationery & Gifts Movies & TV Music Book AnnexAuthor: Charles Horne.The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution: Oller, John: : BooksReviews: