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SWAMP FOX: The Life and Campaigns of General Francis Marion

by Robert D. Bass

One of the most fascinating figures of the American Revolution, General Francis Marion slipped in and out of the Carolina swamps to strike sudden, devastating blows against the British. Cutting through the Swamp Fox legend, Robert Bass has arrived at a realistic and fascinating appraisal of this military genius.

275 pages. 1974 (1959). Sandlapper.   

ISBN 13: 978-0-87844-051-1/ISBN 10: 0-87844-051-8, $29.95 (Softcover)

Reviews:

"Reading Dr. Bass' account provides...the minutely detailed treatment, oftentimes on a day to day basis, that the actors in the stirring drama of conflict gallop thru these pages with the crash force of modern day commandos."        Henry Cavendish, Chicago Tribune

"Here is an accurate, well-written, documented account of one of the State's greatest citizens....a fascinating, readable tale of...warfare under incredibly difficult conditions."    Warren Ripley, Chrarleston Evening Post

"Dr. Bass, who himself is descended from soldiers who served under Marion...brings to life one of the (Revolutionary) War's most heroic...struggles."   Robert Smeltzer, Greenville Piedmont

"Author Bass concentrates on the most...significant period in the career of Marion...a thorough and entertaining biography..."   Don Shepherd, Oakland Tribune

 

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