Francis Marion

Kyle Rogers

important facts

Francis Marion was the youngest out of 7 children.

Francis Marion died at age 63 in 1795.

Francis Marion birthday is February 26.

family life

Francis Marion had a mom named Ether Marion, a dad named Gabriel Marion and a wife named Mary ether Videau.

famous for

He led a band of irregular fighters in the Backand low country swamps of south of Carolina fighting the British troops.

Role in the revoiution

Francis Marion was a soldier in the french and Indian war who built up militia whose undercover tatics and sneaky guerrilla warfare were so effective he became know as the "Swamp Fox."

life after the revoiution

Francis Marion life after the revolution spent rebuilding torn plantation.