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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Marion, Francis (search)
isans to his standard while Cornwallis was carrying out his reign of terror in South Carolina. Colonel Marion, wrote Cornwallis, so wrought on the minds of the people that there was scarcely an inhabitant between the Santee and Pedee that was not in arms Marion's residence. against us. Some parties even crossed the Santee and carried terror to the gates of Charleston. One of the earliest of Marion's great exploits was near Nelson's Ferry, on the Santee, on Aug. 20, 1780, two days after Williams's exploit at Musgrove's Mill. At dawn on that day a British party, with 150 prisoners of the Maryland line, captured from Gates near Camden (see Gates, Horatio), were crossing at the great savanna, near the ferry, on the route from Camden to Charleston, when Marion and his men sprang upon the guard, liberated the prisoners, and captured twenty-six of the escort. Marion and his brigade achieved victory after victory over bands of Tories and British among the swamps of the Santee, and lat