Francis Marion

Francis Marion (c. 1732 – February 27, 1795) was a military officer who served in the American Revolutionary War. Acting with Continental Army and South Carolina militia commissions, he was a persistent adversary of the British in their occupation of South Carolina in 1780 and 1781, even after the Continental Army was driven out of the state in the Battle of Camden.

Due to his irregular methods of warfare, he is considered one of the fathers of modern guerrilla warfare, and is credited in the lineage of the United States Army Rangers. He is known as the Swamp Fox.

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Francis Marion - Landmarks - Gravestone
... Francis Marion is buried at Belle Isle Plantation Cemetery, Berkeley County, South Carolina ... FRANCIS MARION Who departed his life, on the 26th of February, 1795, IN THE SIXTY-THIRD YEAR OF HIS AGE Deeply regretted by all his fellow citizens HISTORY will record his worth, and rising generations ...
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