Francis Marion


Role in the Revolution

He was famous of his nickname "Swamp Fox" because of his craftiness and brilliant ideas. He was an officer for the Military. He also was on of the greatest leaders.
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3 Important Facts

1. He was recruited to the military to fight towards the French and Indian war at the age of 24.

2.Francis earned his nickname Swamp Fox because of his stealth.

3. In 1778, he was registered as the commander in the South Carolina Second State Regiment.

Family Life

He had 6 siblings and was the youngest. His Father was Gabriel, and his mother was Charlotte.

Life After The Revolution

He got married in 1786 at the age of 59 to his 49-year old cousin. He got $500 per year when he was in the Military and bought a new house.