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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.

Introduction — The Huguenots in South Carolina,

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CHAPTER II.

The Marion Family — Birth of Francis Marion — His Youth — Shipwreck,

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CHAPTER III.

Marion a Farmer — Volunteers in the Cherokee Campaign,

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CHAPTER IV.

Cherokee War_ continues — Marion leads the Forlorn Hope at the Battle of Etchoee,

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CHAPTER V.

Marion is returned for the Provincial Congress from St. John's, Berkeley — Made Captain in the Second Regiment — Fort Johnson taken — Battle of Fort Moultrie,

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CHAPTER VI.

From the Battle of Fort Moultrie to that of Savannah — Anecdote of Jasper — His Death,

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CHAPTER VII.

From the Battle of Savannah to the Defeat of Gates at Camden,

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CHAPTER VIII.

Organization of Marion's Brigade — Surprise of Tories under Gainey — Defeat of Barfield — Capture of British Guard with Prisoners at Nelson's Ferry,

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CHAPTER IX.

Marion retreats before a superior Force — Defeats the Tories at Black Mingo — Surprises and disperses the Force of Colonel Tynes at Tarcote — Is pursued by Tarleton,

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CHAPTER X.

Marion attempts Georgetown — Horry defeats Merritt — Moultrie defeated by Barfield — Gabriel Marion taken by the Tories and murdered — Marion retires to Snow's Island,

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CHAPTER XI.

Marion's Camp at Snow's Island — The Character of his Warfare — Of his Men — Anecdotes of Conyers and Horry — He feasts a British Officer on Potatoes — Quells a Mutiny,

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CHAPTER XII.

General Greene assumes Command of the Southern Army — His Correspondence with Marion — Condition of the Country — Marion and Lee surprise Georgetown — Col. Horry defeats Gainey — Marion pursues Mcllraith — Proposed Pitched Battle betwixt Picked Men,

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CHAPTER XIII.

Watson and Doyle pursue Marion — He baffles and harasses them — Pursues Doyle — His Despondency and final Resolution,

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CHAPTER XIV.

Marion renews his Pursuit of Doyle — Confronts Watson — Is joined by Col. Lee— Invests and takes Fort Watson — Fort Motte taken — Anecdote of Horry and Marion,

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CHAPTER XV.

Correspondence of Marion and Greene — Anecdote of Colonel Snipes — Marion takes Georgetown — Attempt of Sumter and Marion on Col. Coates — Battle of Quinby Bridge,

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CHAPTER XVI.

Marion moves secretly to Pon-Pon — Rescues Col: Harden — Defeats Major Frazier at Parker's Ferry — Joins the main Army under Greene — Battle of Eutaw,

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CHAPTER XVII.

Retreat of the British from Eutaw — Pursuit of them by Marion and Lee — Close of the Year,

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CHAPTER XVIII.

Marion summoned to the Camp of Greene — Defeats the British Horse at St. Thomas — Leaves his Command to Horry, and takes his Seat in the Assembly at Jacksonborough, as Senator from St. John's, Berkeley — Proceedings of the Assembly — Confiscation Act — Dispute between Cols. Mayham and Horry — The Brigade of Marion surprised, during his absence, by a Detachment from Charleston — Marion's Encounter with the British Horse — Conspiracy in the Camp of Greene,

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CHAPTER XIX.

Marion summoned with his Force to that of Greene — Insurrection of the Loyalists on the Pedee — Marches against them — Subdues them — Treats with Gainey — Fanning — Protects the Tory, Butler, from his Men — Returns to the Country between the Santee and the Cooper — Moves to protect Georgetown from the British Fleet — Defeats the BritisL Cavalry under Major Frazier,

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CHAPTER XX.

The British propose Terms of Pacification — Rejected by the Civil Authorities — They penetrate the Combahee with their Fleet — Death of Col. Laurens — Anecdote of Marion — Death of Wilmot — The British evacuate Charleston — Marion separates from his Brigade at Watboo — His military Genius,

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CHAPTER XXI.

Marion retires to his Farm, which he finds in Ruins — Is returned to the Senate from St. John — His Course on the Confiscation Act — Anecdotes — Is made Commandant at Fort Johnson — His Marriage — A Member of the State Convention in 1794— Withdraws from Public Life — His Death,

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