Francis Marion

Francis MarionBiographical Notes

Born: c. 1732, Winyah, South Carolina

Died: Feb. 26, 1795, Berkeley County, South Carolina.

Military Notes

Guerrilla leader and officer during the American Revolution.

Nicknamed: The “Swamp Fox.”

Wars Fought

American Revolution

Ranks Held

Lieutenant Colonel, Brigadier General

Battles Fought



George Anthony Magin Farragut served under Marion. Farragut was the birth father of David Glasgow Farragut, the first admiral of the American Navy and hero of the American Civil War.

General Francis Marion by John Blake White
General Marion Inviting a British Officer to Share His Meal by John Blake White

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