Patriotism Needs Intelligence

General Francis Marion (1732-1795) served in the American Revolutionary War. His irregular methods of warfare became well known, and he is considered one of the fathers of modern guerrilla and maneuver warfare. He is credited in the lineage of the Green Berets of the U.S. Army. His biography The Life of General Francis Marion by Parson Weems, was based on the memoirs of South Carolina General Peter Horry. The selection below, contained in Marion’s biography, is the last interview of General Horry with General Marion in 1795. Here it is in Anniversary Gregg written by yours truly.

Attachment: patriotism-needs-intelligence.pdf

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