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CONTENTS

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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