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The Swamp Fox : how Francis Marion saved the American Revolution, John Oller

Label
The Swamp Fox : how Francis Marion saved the American Revolution
Title
The Swamp Fox
Title remainder
how Francis Marion saved the American Revolution
Statement of responsibility
John Oller
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Like the Robin Hood of legend, Francis Marion--the "Swamp Fox"--and his men attacked from secret hideaways before melting back into the forest or swamp, confounding the British and helping to win the American Revolution
Summary
A first major biography of Frances Marion, the "Swamp Fox," in more than 40 years proves that this man and his band of militia freedom fighters kept hope alive for the patriot cause during the critical British "southern campaign," helping to save the American Revolution
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10540031
Cataloging source
DLC
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Oller, John
Dewey number
  • 973.3/3092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marion, Francis
  • Marion, Francis
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • Generals
  • Generals
  • Militia
  • South Carolina
  • United States
  • South Carolina
  • Georgia
  • United States
  • Georgia
  • South Carolina
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how Francis Marion saved the American Revolution
Label
The Swamp Fox : how Francis Marion saved the American Revolution, John Oller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-352) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: the darkest hour -- A most uncivil war -- A spirit of toleration -- Frontier lessons -- Manning the ramparts -- Commander of the 2nd Regiment -- Birth of a partisan -- Hitting and running -- My little excursions -- Dead man's hand -- The Swamp Fox -- I must drive Marion out of that country -- I have not the honor of your acquaintance -- Two very enterprising officers -- Hound and fox -- Fox and hound -- A war of posts -- Ball of fire -- Winning by losing -- Dog days -- The most galling fire -- At Eutaw Springs the valiant died -- Watchful anxiety -- As soon as they can spare me -- To prevent the effusion of blood -- An affectionate farewell -- The purest patriotism
Control code
1648968
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 368 pages
Isbn
9780306824579
Lccn
2016018548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780306824579
  • (OCoLC)947190958
Label
The Swamp Fox : how Francis Marion saved the American Revolution, John Oller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-352) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: the darkest hour -- A most uncivil war -- A spirit of toleration -- Frontier lessons -- Manning the ramparts -- Commander of the 2nd Regiment -- Birth of a partisan -- Hitting and running -- My little excursions -- Dead man's hand -- The Swamp Fox -- I must drive Marion out of that country -- I have not the honor of your acquaintance -- Two very enterprising officers -- Hound and fox -- Fox and hound -- A war of posts -- Ball of fire -- Winning by losing -- Dog days -- The most galling fire -- At Eutaw Springs the valiant died -- Watchful anxiety -- As soon as they can spare me -- To prevent the effusion of blood -- An affectionate farewell -- The purest patriotism
Control code
1648968
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 368 pages
Isbn
9780306824579
Lccn
2016018548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780306824579
  • (OCoLC)947190958

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