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The Life of Francis Marion

William Gilmore Simms

The Life of Francis Marion

by William Gilmore Simms

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Published by J. H. G. Langley in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. Gilmore Simms.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination347p. ;
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19252545M

    Unwaried Patience and Fortitude: Francis Marion's Orderly Book by Patrick O'Kelley (Author) Francis Marion’s Orderly Book is the most complete of all that still exist. The regulations for his regiment, punishments, and training of the men illustrate the life of a ers: 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.

    The life of Francis Marion by Simms, William Gilmore, at - the best online ebook storage. Download and read online for free The life of Francis Marion by Simms, William Gilmore, Francis Marion, colonial American soldier in the American Revolution (–83), nicknamed the “Swamp Fox” by the British for his elusive tactics. Marion gained his first military experience fighting against the Cherokee Indians in Then, serving as a .

    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. His grandfather came from the French region neighboring Belgium and settled in South Carolina in the late 17th century. The movie The Patriot exaggerated the Swamp Fox legend for a whole new generation. Although Francis Marion led surprise attacks against .


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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. Marion's cunning South Carolina's "Swamp Fox," Francis Marion, is one of the most celebrated figures of the American Revolution.

Marion's cunning exploits in the Southern theater of the Revolution earned him national renown and a place in history as an American hero and master of modern guerilla warfare/5.

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/5(45). “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 /5. The Huguenots in South Carolina --The Marion family --Birth of Francis Marion --His youth --Shipwreck --Marion a farmer --Volunteers in the Cherokee Campaign --Cherokee War continues --Marion leads the forlorn hope at the Battle of Etchoee --Marion is returned for the provincial congress from St.

John's, Berkeley --Made captain in the Second Regiment --Fort Johnson. 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 commercially successful work of : TheHistoryPress. 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.

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Horry, Parson M. Weems Published by John F. Blair Publisher. If you interested in Francis Marion, aka the Swamp Fox, this is new and fresh look at his life and his legacy.

This book is well written and thoroughly researched. The author does well, in my opinion, to explain why Marion's guerrilla style warfare tactics were crucial to defeat the British in the American Revolution/5(). A Sketch of the Life of Brig.

Gen. Francis Marion book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. He was the partisan who ran circle /5. 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.

and a great selection of related books, art. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Simms, William Gilmore, Life of Francis Marion. Philadelphia, G.G. Evans, (OCoLC) 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 the work is “now all-but-forgotten.”.

The public memory of Francis Marion has been shaped in large part by the first biography about him, The Life of General Francis Marion written by M. Weems (also known as Parson Weems, –) based on the memoirs of South Carolina officer Peter of burial: Belle Isle Plantation Cemetery.

Other notable works by Weems include Life of General Francis Marion (); Life of Benjamin Franklin, with Essays (); and Life of William Penn (). He was an accomplished violinist. After the death of his father-in-law, Colonel Jessie Ewell ( - ), Weems assumed the Ewell family estate, Bel Air, located in Prince William County.

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.

"A detailed and well documented biography [Oller] brings Francis Marion to life This is a very detailed and informative book about this man, his life, and his importance in the success of the Revolutionary War An enjoyable and readable history It was an absolute pleasure to read and learn about so important an individual to this nations' freedom."—Brand: Hachette Books.

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