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The Boy Spies With the Swamp Fox

The Story of General Marion and His Young Spies

by James Otis Kaler

  • 143 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction / Adventure,
  • Action & Adventure,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8545549M
    ISBN 101432609777
    ISBN 109781432609771

      Lawyer/journalist John Oller intends to remedy that situation with his new book, The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution, which focuses on the exploits of the partisan leader in the eastern third of South Carolina from to   The Swamp Fox How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution John Oller. DaCapo Press, Boston, , pages. Book Review published on: John Oller’s The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution may be the best Marion biography to come out in recent years. Oller’s extensive research strips away the myths and .

      An admiring biography of Francis Marion (), a military hero of the American Revolution. As Oller (American Queen: The Rise and Fall of Kate Chase Sprague—Civil War "Belle of the North" and Gilded Age Woman of Scandal, , etc.) notes, readers of a certain age will remember Marion, the “Swamp Fox,” as the subject of a Disney TV series that . byname THE SWAMP FOX, colonial American soldier in the U.S. War of Independence (), nicknamed by the British commander Colonel Banastre ("Bannister") Tarleton for his elusive tactics. Marion's parents were French Huguenots who lived and farmed along the Santee River.

    THE BOY SPIES WITH THE SWAMP FOX: The Story of General Marion and His Young Spies-- by Otis. Illustrated by J. Watson Davis. Illustrated by J. Watson Davis.   Finding a Book When You've Forgotten Its Title by Gwen Glazer, Communications Novem Check out selected results from NYPL Title Quest , held August 2, , as well as Title Quest This is an update of a previous post by Sharon Rickson. It can be tough to remember the title and author of a book you read a long time ago Author: Gwen Glazer.


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The Boy Spies With the Swamp Fox by James Otis Kaler Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Boy Spies With the Swamp Fox: The Story of General Marion and His Young Spies Paperback – Septem by James Otis (Author)Author: James Otis. With the Swamp Fox - A Story of General Marion's Young Spies by James Otis He who sets himself down to write of his own deeds in order that future generations may know exactly what part he bore in freeing the colonies from the burdens put upon them by a wicked king, must have some other excuse, or reason, than that of self-glorification.4/5(1).

From an early hyperbolic unfortunate biography, from the Memoirs of a teen-ager, from a plethora of letters and recollections of the many events of those years, John Oller has created not only a very readable, entertaining book about the Patriot struggle but a true portrait of the unique man whom the frustrated British dubbed The Swamp Fox/5().

The Dare Boys and the "Swamp Fox" (#10 in Series) Hardcover – January 1, by Stephen Angus Cox (Author), Rudolf Mencl Frontis (Illustrator)Author: Stephen Angus Cox. A South Carolinian, Marion was “a diminutive, forty-eight-year-old man who, at around five-foot-two and pounds, possessed the physique of a thirteen-year-old boy.

His knock knees, deformed. The biographical reference book that I'm reading calls neither Dickison nor Thompson the "Swamp Fox". Thompson's men are refered to as the Swamp Rats and a book titled "Swamp Fox of the Confederacy:the Life and Military Services of M Jeff. Thompson by James Monaghan is mentioned.

There is no reference to Dickison by that nickname however. The Swamp Fox is an interesting study of the life of Francis Marion, Revolutionary War hero and patriot. To be honest, apparently, there isn't much information to be had about his life either before the war or after, so this is primarily an account /5.

Written for young readers, this short biography is a thrilling story about the swamp fox, Francis Marion, who led a group of bushwhackers against the British during the Revolutionary War.

Due to its brevity and focus on youngsters, the book is not inundated with details about his genealogy, family, plantation life, or academic analysis.4/5.

With the Swamp Fox: A Story of General Marion's Young Spies Paperback – 11 July by James Otis (Author)4/5(4). The Boy Spies with the Swamp Fox: The Story of General Marion and His Young Spies by James Otis (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review About this product.

Swamp Fox minutely details many of Gen, Francis Marion's campaigns and battles. It also provides us with many biographical details of Marion before and after the American Revolutionary War.

We see in Marion not only a cunning strategist and tactician (the bane of the harsh British Lt. Col. Tarleton), but also a man of high principles who refused to compromise them when he Cited by: 6.

Boy Spies series With Lafayette at Yorktown: A Story of How Two Boys Joined the Continental Army (, With Washington at Monmouth: A Story of Three Philadelphia Boys (, With Warren At Bunker Hill: A Story of the Siege of Boston (, Morgan, the Jersey Spy: A.

In The Swamp Fox, John Oller compiles striking evidence and brings together much recent learning to provide a fresh look both at Marion, the man, and how he helped save the American : Hachette Books.

The movie The Patriot exaggerated the Swamp Fox legend for a whole new generation. Although Francis Marion led surprise attacks against. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

With the Swamp Fox: A Story of General Marion's Young Spies by James Otis. His books have topped bestseller lists and won several awards, including six Australian Children Choice Book Awards. Some of these include Whippersnapper, the Andy Roid series, the Sporty Kids books, the hugely popular Specky Magee series, his acclaimed historical adventure novels The Boy and the Spy, Fearless Frederic, A Great Escape Felice /5.

The Boy Spies with the Swamp Fox: The Story of General Marion and His Young Spies. Finding a Book When You've Forgotten Its Title by Gwen Glazer, CommunicationsNovem Check out selected results from NYPL Title Questheld August 2,as well as Title Quest This is an update of a previous post by Sharon Rickson.

It can be tough to remember the title and author of a book you read a long time ago Author: Gwen Glazer. Directed by Harry Keller. With Leslie Nielsen, John Sutton, Joy Page, Tim Considine.

Under the command of Colonel Tarleton of the Green Dragoon cavalry, Francis Marion strives to free South Carolina from the British/10(76). Forsyth continues to master the international spy thriller in his latest book. "The Fox" has hacked into the NSA, and US and British agents join forces to find the hacker.

The story is modern without relying on excessive technical detail. The scenario is both plausible and frightening. flag 26 likes Like see review/5. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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