Swamp Fox

the life and campaigns of General Francis Marion
  • 275 Pages
  • 2.68 MB
  • 7239 Downloads
  • English
by
Redman , London
Marion, Fra
Statementby Robert D. Bass.
The Physical Object
Pagination275p.,21cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17272302M

This is an excellent recounting of the deeds of one of those little-known patriots of the Revolution - Francis Marion Swamp Fox. The book is a relatively quick read and recounts the small actions, ambushes Swamp Fox book "nipping at the heels" of the Bristish in the southern theater. One will quickly notice that Marion is using "part time" soldiers - by: 6.

"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 engaging narrative that situates Marion's campaigns /5().

"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 engaging narrative that situates Marion's campaigns Brand: Hachette Books. 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 Marions actions and interactions throughout the southern conflict of the Revolutionary War/5. The Swamp Fox DVD-ROM – January 1, by Leslie Neilson (Author), Walt Disney (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from DVD-ROM, January 1, "Please retry" Author: Leslie Neilson, Walt Disney. "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 engaging narrative that situates Marion's campaigns within the greater /5(). With a name as mysterious and suggestive as "Swamp Fox," I did not expect to find A good, straightforward account of Francis Marion's campaigns in the South Carolina Lowcountry during the Revolutionary War.

This book deals extensively with troop movements and tactics without looking at the broader context of the war/5. Her latest two, Swamp Fox book by Warbranch Press, are Palmetto - Symbol of Courage and Francis Marion and the Legend of the Swamp Fox.

Both are non-fiction picture books for 3rd to 8th grade level students. Also, both books Swamp Fox book about important people, places and battles that helped shape the American victory over the British in the Revolution/5(15).

Published inthere is Written for young readers, this short biography is a thrilling story about the swamp fox, Francis Marion, who led a group of bushwhackers against the British during the Revolutionary War.4/5.

The movie The Patriot exaggerated the Swamp Fox legend for a whole new generation. Although Francis Marion led surprise attacks against the British, and was known for his cunning and. Directed by Harry Keller. With Leslie Nielsen, John Sutton, Joy Page, Tim Considine. Under the command of Colonel Tarleton of the Green Dragoon cavalry, Francis Marion strives to free South Carolina from the British/10(76).

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 /5. 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.

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One of the Swamp Fox's adversaries was Colonel Banastre Tarleton, played by John Sutton. Lawyer/journalist John Oller intends to remedy that situation with his new book, The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution, which focuses on the exploits of the partisan leader in the eastern third of South Carolina from to   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.

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Write a review. Marjorie Welsh rated it really liked /5(7). Despite the name bestowed by an admirer (and still used by South Carolinians) the “Swamp Fox” had the acumen not to live in a swamp — breeding grounds for insects and disease. His. In The Swamp Fox, Col. Scott Aiken examines the success of Francis Marion's insurgency against British forces in South Carolina during the Revolutionary War, finding a number of lessons that will be useful to students and practitioners of today's counterinsurgency campaigns.

Highly recommended for all military historians and counterinsurgents.". 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.

From the first biography of Marion in to the short-lived Disney series of the late s and the more recent Hollywood film, The Patriot, the.

An admiring biography of Francis Marion (), a military hero of the American Revolution. As 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 series that ran from toand he.

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Marion County received its name from South Carolina Brigadier General Francis Marion of the Revolutionary War.

During the war, Marion earned the name Swamp Fox for his unorthodox and irregular way of conducting himself as a military leader. Washington D.C. is a swamp complex that has usurped too much power. All military veterans, active duty, family and friends are encouraged to post to my personal guest book pages.

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The book tells the story of Marion and the vivid illustrations show with historical accuracy the story of the almost mythical Swamp Fox.” See More, or Buy the Book, here. For more stories about Francis Marion check out our Marion’s Men audiobook.

We also have a whole chapter about him in our new history book- The Fight For Freedom. “Swamp Fox” was the name the British gave to Marion. With the aid of such partisan bands, and with skilful handling of his army, Greene was more than a match for Cornwallis.

He was not strong enough just yet for a pitched battle, but he kept Cornwallis chasing without losing his own army. That was about all he could hope to do for a while. Biographer Oller (American Queen) turns his focus to Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion, whose ability to evade superior British forces earned him the nickname of the Swamp Fox.

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Posted 21 Jan Steve Quinn A/1/8 & 2/8 Mech. One of my favorites was Francis Marion, who won fame in the Revolutionary War as the Swamp Fox. Born sometime around in Berkeley County, South Carolina, Marion seemed to have looked for adventure at a young age.

He was shipwrecked at 15 and spent a. JOHN OLLER. The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution. Da Capo. Hardcover, pages, $, During the American Revolution, Francis Marion led a group of Patriot partisans in guerrilla warfare against British regulars and colonial Loyalists in the South Carolina frontier.

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