Here is Wikipedia's story: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Swamp_Fox_(TV_series)
"The Patriot" with Mel Gibson was a better depiction of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion, "The Swamp Fox"...or at least a less humorous one!
In the 1950s, the "Davy Crockett" series with Fess Parker had every boy in America wearing a 'coon skin cap (the girls were wearing Mickey Mouse ears from the Mickey Mouse Club).
@Erica Isabel Howton
We never did start that Alamo project. I lived in San Antonio for 30 years and now we are retired in the Hill Country nearby. No Alamo defenders such as Davy Crockett in my tree, but I can find a lot of info about The Alamo around here. San Antonio Public Library has a fabulous Texas History genealogy section.
OK, je suis français comme Francis Marion (Le renard des marais).
Mais je ne me connais pas de parenté avec un Marion.
Cependant j'ai deux ami qui s'appellent Marion (c'est un nom assez courant en France.
Hi all...just spotted this on FB and wanted to share...