Francis Marion

Events

Born

January 10, 1732

Joined a crew to sail to the west indies and the ship sank

April 15, 1747

Joined the Militia for the French and Indian War

May 22, 1753

Leads 30 men in an ambush against the Indians

June 26, 1760

American Revolution begins

1775 - 1783

Francis Marion became The Swamp Fox

August 27, 1775

Battle of Suvivan Island

April 30, 1776

The Siege of Savannah

September 16, 1779

The Rescue Mission

April 26, 1780

Marion frees many captured patriots from the British

Battle of CowPens

January 17, 1781

Marion becomes Brigadier General

August 15, 1781

Battle of Eutaw Springs

September 8, 1781

Last major battle Marion participated in

Married Mary Esther

April 20, 1786

Death

February 22, 1795