Chasing the Swamp Fox

General - American Revolutionary War

Take a close-up look at what life was like for those who fought in the American Revolution. Historians provide details you will want to know!

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Chasing the Swamp Fox, Part 1 - Introduction
Chasing the Swamp Fox, Part 1 - Introduction

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Chasing The Swamp Fox details Francis Marion’s partisan campaigns during the American Revolution in South Carolina and paints a mosaic of what life was like in those years and how Marion’s...
Chasing the Swamp Fox, Part 2 - Revolutionary War
Chasing the Swamp Fox, Part 2 - Revolutionary War

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Dr. Walter Edgar discusses the terminology used during this period, such as the Patriots, the Whigs, and the Partisans from the American side, for those who fought the King. The British called them...
Chasing the Swamp Fox, Part 3 - Warfare Strategy
Chasing the Swamp Fox, Part 3 - Warfare Strategy

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This segment provides a detailed description of battle and Marion's strategies. Marion always attacked on three sides, never four. He said that if men are surrounded, they will sell their life dearly...