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A Sketch of the life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion and a history of his brigade »

By William Dobein James

Marion, Francis, 1732-1795 ‌ Generals – United States – Biography ‌ South Carolina – Militia – Biography ‌ South Carolina – History – Revolution, 1775-1783 ‌ Swamp Fox ‌ United States – History – Revolution, 1775-1783 ‌ Marion, Francis, 1732-1795 – Correspondence ‌ Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786 – Correspondence ‌ United States. Continental Army – Biography

A Sketch of the life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion and a history of his brigade


William Dobein James


During that Period one of Marion’s Militia.

At Present one of the Associate Judges in Equity, South Carolina.

Quae contentio, divina et humana cuncta perniscuit, eoque

vecordiae processit uti civilibus studiis bellum finem


Transcriber’s Note on text: Some obvious errors have been corrected.

Some spellings are modernized. See notes at end of etext for additional


District of South—Carolina.

–‌ L. S. ‌– BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the fifth day of April,––––—

Anno Domini, one thousand eight hundred and twenty—one, and in the

forty—fifth year of the Independence of the United States of America,

the Honourable WILLIAM DOBEIN JAMES, deposited in this office the title

of a book, the right whereof he claims as author and proprietor, in the

words following, TO WIT:

“A Sketch of the life of Brigadier General FRANCIS MARION, and a history

of his Brigade from its rise in June, 1780, until disbanded in December,

1782; with descriptions of characters and scenes not heretofore

published.–Containing also an appendix, with copies of letters

which passed between several of the leading characters of that day,

principally from Gen. Greene to Gen. Marion. By William Dobein James,

A.M. during that period one of Marion’s militia–at present one of the

Associate Judges in Equity, South—Carolina.

In conformity to the act of Congress of the United States, entitled, “An

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