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CONTENTS

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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