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Francis Marion was considered the swamp fox to the british because he would sneak attack the british and run and hide in a swamp or forest. he was very swift like a fox. {| ! style="PADDING-RIGHT: 1em" | Nickname | "The Swamp Fox" ! style="PADDING-RIGHT: 1em" | Place of birth | Georgetown, South Carolina ! style="PADDING-RIGHT: 1em" | Place of death ! style="PADDING-RIGHT: 1em" | Allegiance | Continental Army,

South Carolina Militia ! style="PADDING-RIGHT: 1em" | Years of service | 1757-1782 ! style="PADDING-RIGHT: 1em" | Rank | Lieutenant Colonel,

Brigadier General |}

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Colonel Banastre Tarleton gave this name to Brigadier General Francis Marion in 1780. He was complaining of the difficulty in capturing him.

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Francis Marion was known as the swamp fox.

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