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Titre original : The Birth of the Swamp Fox
While General Lincoln, leader of Patriot forces in South Carolina, has permitted his officers to attend a Tory-organized party, the British prepare an attack on the unsuspecting garrison in Charleston. Colonel Francis Marion, becoming aware of the eminent attack, rides into the garrison and awakens Lincoln.
The General instructs Marion to go to the party and summon the officers back to the fort. However, the officers are too drunk and otherwise incapacitated to return to duty. Colonel Marion returns to the fort and is assigned the task of taking Governor Rutledge, along with Lincoln's wife and the Governor's spouse, to safety while Lincoln remains behind in an attempt to defend the garrison.
With Rutledge in safety, Francis is forced into hiding in the swamps around Snow Island. After his brother is taken prisoner by the British, he devises and leads a scheme to free all of the captives. Colonel Tarleton, the leader of the British Dragoons, dubs him the ""Swamp Fox"", and the legend