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Swamp Fox, Francis Marion

Noel Bertram Gerson

Swamp Fox, Francis Marion

by Noel Bertram Gerson

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Marion, Francis, 1732-1795 -- Fiction.,
    • Generals -- Fiction.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Noel B. Gerson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.G323 Sw, PS3513.E8679 Sw
      The Physical Object
      Pagination306 p.
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5533872M
      LC Control Number67010376

        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. 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 is Oller’s.

        The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution is a captivating and long overlooked study of a little known chapter in the American Revolution. Oller’s work should be read by all students of early American history and in particular by those interested in better understanding how the American Revolution was won. The Marion Chamber of Commerce, Pee Dee Electric Cooperative and many other community partners started their annual tour last week of third grade classrooms in Marion County to distribute the book, “Francis Marion and the Legend of the Swamp Fox” by Kate Salley Palmer. This was the tenth year third graders received the book.

      Like the Robin Hood of legend, Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox," and his men attacked from secret hideaways before melting back into the forest or swamp, confounding the British. Marion's exploits were heroic, as he and his band of militia freedom fighters kept hopes alive for the patriot cause and help win the American Revolution. The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar, named for Revolutionary War hero, General Francis Marion, features classic Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Executive Chef Heyward Davis and Chef De Cuisine Daniel James create regional specialties that emphasize farm to table practices using locally grown fruits and vegetables with respect to /5().


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Swamp Fox, Francis Marion by Noel Bertram Gerson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Swamp Fox minutely details many of Gen, Francis Marion's campaigns and battles. It also provides us with many biographical details of Marion before and after the American Revolutionary War.

We see in Marion not only a cunning strategist and tactician (the bane of the harsh British Lt. Col. Tarleton), but also a man of high principles who refused to compromise them when he stood nearly alone on by: 6. If you interested in Francis Marion, Francis Marion book 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().

"John Oller's The Swamp Fox Swamp Fox 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: Tantor Media, Inc.

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/5.

The Swamp Fox, Francis Marion Hardcover – Septem by Noel Bertram Gerson (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(3). out of 5 stars Francis Marion, The Swamp Fox by Hugh Rankin Reviewed in the United States on J This book is an invaluable historic tool to understanding how the patriots of the Revolution had to struggle in the fight for by: 5.

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 book gives a good sense of the tactics of Marion, dubbed the "Swamp Fox." His troops were too few to change the direction of the war in the South, but they provided valuable support for the American forces, as did other irregular groups/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. — Steven D. Smith, author of Archaeological Perspectives on Partisan Communities: Francis Marion at Snow's Island in History, Landscape, and Memory "The Swamp Fox shows the actions of guerilla warfare in the South during the American Revolution.

ANALYSIS/OPINION: THE SWAMP FOX: HOW FRANCIS MARION SAVED THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. By John Oller. Da Capo Press, $27, pages. 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.

This book, written by one of Marion's his militia members, tells the story of the "Swamp Fox." Throughout the war, Marion showed himself to be a singularly able leader of his "irregular" soldiers. Unlike the Continental troops, Marion's Men served without pay, supplied.

Named after the legendary militia man, Sir Francis Marion, whose cunning instincts and crafty repertoire earned him the nickname “The Swamp Fox”, we see a little bit of Sir Francis’ qualities in each of our premium small-batch spirits.

All of our spirits, which include a rye whiskey, a malt whiskey, moonshine, white whiskey, and a bourbon. 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 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 swamplands. The biography of Francis Marion is just one story of bravery and courage, but it echoes the many untold stories of coloniststurned patriots and farmers 1/5(1).

The New York Times has described Weems as one of the "early hagiographers" of American literature "who elevated the Swamp Fox, Francis Marion, into the American pantheon." [14] Weems is known for having invented the apocryphal "cherry tree" anecdote about George Washington, and "Marion's life received similar embellishment", as Amy Crawford wrote in Smithsonian Magazine in Place of burial: Belle Isle Plantation Cemetery.

The Swamp Fox Elusive and crafty, Francis Marion outwitted British troops during the American Revolution General Marion Inviting a British Officer to Share His Meal (John Blake White). 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.

The American Revolution was deadlocked in the north, and inthe focus of the conflict shifted south. Following his decisive victory at Charleston, Cornwallis launched a campaign through the Carolinas that was designed to expel American Continental and militia forces from the south.

The subsequent patriot victory at King&#;s Mountain forced Cornwallis to withdraw into South. Advance praise for The Swamp Fox "Not only a new Francis Marion, but a new American Revolution emerges from these riveting pages.

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.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.The Swamp Fox | Like the Robin Hood of legend, Francis Marion--the "Swamp Fox"--and his men attacked from secret hideaways before melting back into the forest or swamp, confounding the British.

Although Marion bore little resemblance to the fictionalized portrayals in television and film, his exploits were no less heroic, as he and his band of militia freedom fighters kept hopes alive for the Brand: Da Capo Press.