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How Francis Marion Became the Father of Guerrilla Warfare

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The swampy, cypress-covered Francis Marion National Forest was once an escape route for a controversial figure in America's fight for independence.


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The true spirit and rich history of the South are encapsulated in this first-class journey across the Palmetto State. From Fort Sumter, where the first shots of The War Between the States rang out, to Sullivan Island, the Ellis Island of Slaves, to the cypress swamp where freedom fighter Francis Marion helped turn the tide of the Revolutionary War. Take flight on a journey that showcases American history, pristine beaches, colorful cities, and wild spaces.

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