|Making fire with flint from his flint pouch.|
|There were 69 Revolutionary War battles fought in SC. New York|
was second with 11. Frank was proud to state that the War was
won in SC. When Cornwallis made his way back north, he was already defeated.
This made General Washington's job easier.
|Explaining that The Swamp Fox ran through the swamps all around|
the Sumter, Lee, and Clarendon county areas including the swamp
next door to the church building.
|Boys as young as 12 or 13 joined the militia...blacks free and slaves|
as well as whites joined the fight. Marion usually had 20 to 70 men
at a time fighting with him.
|Getting a young man ready to leave home and go to war.|
|Marion's men had learned fighting skills from the Native |
|Swamp Fox! Swamp Fox!|
Tail on his hat.
Nobody knows where 'da Swamp Fox at.
Swamp Fox! Swamp Fox!
Hiding in the glen,
He runs away to fight again.
|We got lead and we got powder|
We don't fight with an empty gun
Only makes us shout the louder
We are men of Marion.
|If a young man had a rifle, it was probably given to him by his|
father before leaving home.
|All geared up and ready for battle.|