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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Marion, Francis, -- 1732-1795,
  • Generals -- United States -- Biography,
  • South Carolina -- Militia -- Biography,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography,
  • South Carolina -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns,
  • Georgia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Gilmore Simms ; introduction by Sean R. Busick.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE207.M3 S5 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17854279M
ISBN 109781596292635
LC Control Number2007010540
OCLC/WorldCa86117464

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