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Gen Francis "The Swamp Fox" Marion
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In Memory
- Gary and Nancy Clampitt
 Added: Feb. 18, 2010

 Added: Jan. 28, 2010

- Satoris LeFier
 Added: Jan. 24, 2010

- cd138
 Added: Jan. 11, 2010
I salute you sir. Rest in peace.
- Roger Anderson
 Added: Nov. 1, 2009

- JJ Coppinger
 Added: Sep. 28, 2009
Thank you for your service and for securing our Freedom!!
- LaDene
 Added: Aug. 21, 2009
You have always been my hero.
- Jkm45
 Added: Aug. 18, 2009
Thank you, Swamp fox, for helping to found this country. Because you inspired Col. Mosby's guerilla tactics as he fought in the War of Northern Agression, your influence in America lasted for a great many years.
- Cindy Lacy
 Added: Jul. 8, 2009
Francis Marion was born in 1732 and gained military experience in the French and Indian War. He was a lieutenant colonel in the Continental Army when he escaped capture in the 1780 fall of Charleston and became a brigadier general of militia that same year. Col. Peter Horry, who shared in the exploits that earned Marion the nickname "The Swamp Fox," wrote a manuscript biography of Marion after the war. Horry's biography was transformed into a military romance by "Parson" Mason Locke Weems, author of the George Washington cherry tree myth. That book, which was first published in 1809, and a sweet potato dinner story depicted in a widely reproduced painting made Marion into a legend
- Mike Simmons
 Added: Jul. 6, 2009
Thanks, for being a son of Liberty,Sir you were the master of sly. Ole Samp Fox your memory and legend still lives in ever soldier that wears the Red,White and Blue!!Remember Washington,MARION,Lee,Jackson and FORREST the greatest of southern patriots!!May God Bless you!! and May you REST in PEACE!!
- Rex Shields~~Athens,Alabama
 Added: Apr. 23, 2009
to a colorful figure who helped shape our new country at a crucial time in her new role as an independent country. May god bless and keep you and may you always rest in peace.
- rae jean long
 Added: Apr. 11, 2009

- Carpe Noctem
 Added: Feb. 27, 2009
"Swamp Fox, Swamp Fox, Tail on his hat, Nobody knows where the Swamp Fox' at."
- micthekwik
 Added: Feb. 27, 2009

- TheMysterian
 Added: Feb. 27, 2009

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Feb. 27, 2009

- Republican
 Added: Feb. 27, 2009
Rest in Peace...
 Added: Feb. 27, 2009

- Jill Blackstone
 Added: Feb. 14, 2009

- Jill Blackstone
 Added: Feb. 14, 2009

- sugarkane
 Added: Nov. 22, 2008
I am a direct decendant of Frances Marion. My Great Grandmother (My father's [Randolf Hooper Smith] mother's [Eleanor Charles Mellichamp]mother) was Frances Marion Pickett who I beleive was his daughter (maybe granddaughter). never-the-less. I'm proud to have someone like him in my herritage. He was also played by Mel Gibson in 'The Patriot'
- Timothy Smith
 Added: Oct. 3, 2008

- Nan
 Added: Aug. 16, 2008

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Aug. 13, 2008
It was not easy marching through the swamps, knowing that you would immediately be put to death if captured by the British. That did not stop your desire for freedom. Francis Marion is one of the bravest people who ever lived. I've heard they may build a statue of Francis in Washington DC. About time. I visited General Marions gravesite and said "thank you for my freedom".
- Jim
 Added: Jul. 16, 2008
My best friend recently found her ggg grandfather was named for you, his father either fought with or was related to you.
 Added: Jun. 11, 2008
Thank you for your service.
 Added: Apr. 16, 2008
Proud to be General Marion's 4'th Great Nephew. This soldier kept the U.S. revolution alive in South Carolina,against overwhelming odds; and continued to cotribute in public office in a distinguished manner thereafter. May God keep his soul.
- Dale Martin
 Added: Mar. 24, 2008
Francis Marion I've Been reading "The Revolutionary Swamp Fox" and it was very great!!!! How was that old dusty wet swamp??????? Im sorry you died
- Tyler Kraft
 Added: Mar. 9, 2008

- TheMysterian
 Added: Feb. 27, 2008

- genealogybuff
 Added: Feb. 20, 2008

- DSmith
 Added: Dec. 1, 2007
Your name (and legend) has been given to many towns and counties of our country including families whose service with and devotion to you, have immortalized your name into theirs.
- Larry Chenault
 Added: Nov. 11, 2007
Thank you, sir, for your service. You are an American hero and will not be forgotten.
- A grateful South Carolinian
 Added: Oct. 26, 2007
Thank you, sir, for your service. You are an American hero and will not be forgotten.
- A grateful South Carolinian
 Added: Oct. 26, 2007

- Priscilla Gaskins
 Added: Sep. 24, 2007 bad. Hywy 45 (tood hywy 6 to get there!!!).
- Warren Murray
 Added: Sep. 4, 2007
It was an honor to visit your graveside memorial on Hywy 6 this 2007 Labor Day weekend. Thank you for your patriotism and sacrifice you gave for our freedom. The memorial does not do you justice but I still got chills up and down my spine to have been there.
- Warren Murray
 Added: Sep. 4, 2007

- gaby hayes
 Added: Aug. 17, 2007
Thanks for everything "Swamp Fox"
- jhc
 Added: Jul. 20, 2007

- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: Jun. 29, 2007
Your service to our country is still appreciated. Looking forward to meeting you one day.
- David Shoup
 Added: Apr. 17, 2007

- George Bacon
 Added: Mar. 3, 2007
Thank you. Rest in peace
- P.L.M.
 Added: Feb. 28, 2007
A true American Patroit, one of the greatest military leaders, and the greatest master of guerrilla warfare the U.S. has ever seen, may you rest in peace!
 Added: Feb. 27, 2007

- Shelby County Girl
 Added: Feb. 27, 2007

- KrazyCraftyLady2013
 Added: Feb. 27, 2007

- Kat
 Added: Feb. 27, 2007

- TheMysterian
 Added: Feb. 27, 2007
May God bless you always
- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: Jan. 30, 2007
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