Threatened with forced removal from their Florida homeland, the Seminole and Miccosukee Indians took up arms. Using alligator-infested swamps to their advantage, they fought the U.S. Army to a standstill. Unable to win militarily, General Thomas Jesup captured his enemies under flags of truce. With most of their people transported west, fewer than a hundred remained hidden in the heart of the Everglades, members of the only tribe never to surrender. " . powerfully recreates the mid-19th century Seminole Indian Wars and ...

Light a Distant Fire 2007, iUniverse, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780595474554

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