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Francis Marion and the Legend of the Swamp Fox 

Francis Marion was a Revolutionary War hero who used guerilla tactics of surprise and hit-and-run to harrass the British and Tory forces in the low country of South Carolina. When a British Commander, Banastre Tarleton, couldn't catch Marion and his brigade after a seven hour chase, he gave Marion the name "Swamp Fox". Marion went on to become the highest ranked militia fighter in South Carolina and helped slow the British Army enough for George Washington to assemble a Continental Army strong enough to effectively challenge the British in Virginia at Yorktown.

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