Francis Marion - Landmarks - Gravestone

Gravestone

Francis Marion is buried at Belle Isle Plantation Cemetery, Berkeley County, South Carolina.

The bronze plaque on his grave stone reads:

Sacred to the Memory

of
GEN. 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 embalm
his memory, as one of the most distinguished
PATRIOTS AND HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
which elevated his native Country
TO HONOR AND INDEPENDENCE,
AND
Secured to her the blessings of
LIBERTY AND PEACE
This tribute of veneration and gratitude is erected
in commemoration of
the noble and disinterested virtues of the
CITIZEN;
and the gallant exploits of the
SOLDIER;

Who lived without fear, and died without reproach

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