The Swamp Fox
Francis Marion's Campaign in the Carolinas 1780
||Higgins, David R.|
|Series title:||Raid Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Publishing Plc|
| Imprint:||Osprey Publishing|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $18.95|
| Book Description: |
Opposed by "Bloody" Tarleton's Raiders, American Revolution patriots under Francis Marion fought a brutal guerrilla war throughout South Carolina and North Carolina.
The American Revolution was deadlocked in the north, and after the battle at Monmouth Courthouse in 1778 the focus of the conflict shifted south. Following-up on his decisive May 12, 1780 victory at Charleston, South Carolina, Cornwallis launched a campaign through the Carolinas that was designed to expel...