Francis Marion, Chapter III, Campaign of 1781, part 2

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Francis Marion, Chapter III, Campaign of 1781, part 1

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Siege of Ninety-Six

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. June 22.—Information being received that Lord Rawdon had received a reinforcement from England, and that he was advancing to the relief of Ninety-Six, General Greene determined to make an attack upon the British fortifications, before he raised the siege, …

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Francis Marion, Personal Correspondence, May-Jun 1781

Gen. Greene to Gen. Marion. Camp, at Cornal’s Creek, May 9, 1781. Dear Sir, I am favoured with yours of the 6th instant. I am sorry the militia are deserting,1 because there is no greater support. If they were influenced by proper principles, and were impressed with a love of liberty and a dread of slavery, …

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