March 19 - Francis Marion returns to Charleston, South Carolina and resumes his command. April - Francis Marion leaves Charleston, South Carolina before it falls. July - Francis Marion is briefly in camp with Maj. General Horatio Gates. August - Francis Marion is ordered by General Gates to operate along the Santee River. August 16 - Maj. General Horatio Gates is defeated at the Battle of Camden, South Carolina. August 17 - Francis Marion dispatches four dragoon companies against Georgetown. August 19 - Francis Marion learns of General Gates' defeat at Camden. August 20 - Francis Marion defeats British regulars at Great Savannah, South Carolina. September 4 - Francis Marion skirmishes with Loyalists at Blue Savannah, South Carolina. September 29 - Francis Marion skirmishes with Loyalists at Black Mingo Creek, South Carolina. October 24 - Francis Marion learns that Loyalists are gathering near Tearcoat Swamp, SC. October 26 - Francis Marion surprises Loyalists at Tearcoat Swamp, South Carolina. October - Lt. Colonel Banastre Tarleton is sent after Francis Marion. November - Lt. Colonel Banastre Tarleton unsuccessfully tracks Francis Marion. November 15 - Francis Marion unsuccessfully assaults the British garrison at Georgetown, SC. December 12 - Francis Marion skirmishes with Loyalists at Halfway Swamp, South Carolina. December 3 - Maj. General Nathanael Greene arrives to take command of Continental troops. December 30 - Francis Marion is promoted to Brigadier General and establishes a Brigade. December - Francis Marion establishes a base at Snow's Island, South Carolina.
1781 January 24 - Francis Marion and Lt. Colonel Henry Lee attack Georgetown, South Carolina. February - Francis Marion and Thomas Sumter unsuccessfully attempt to link up. March 6 - Lt. Colonel John Watson is detached to pursue Francis Marion. July 17 - Francis Marion is involved in the skirmish at Quinby Bridge, South Carolina. August 13 - Francis Marion is involved in the skirmish at Parker's Ferry, South Carolina. September 8 - Francis Marion commands the militia at the Battle of Eutaw Springs, South Carolina.
- Francis Marion is elected to the state senate.
1782 January 8 - Francis Marion is at Jacksonboro to fullfill his duties as a state senator. January 10 - Francis Marion writes to Colonel Peter Horry to assume command of his brigade. January 24 - Francis Marion has to take leave of the assembly to resume command of his brigade. August 29 - Francis Marion surprises Major Thomas Fraser at Fair Lawn.
1786 April 20 - Francis Marion marries Mary Esther Vidreau.
- Francis Marion represents South Carolina at the Constitutional Convention.
1795 February 27 - Francis Marion dies in Pond's Bluff, South Carolina.
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