Posted By:J.B. Bird
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Subject:Seminole War Web site - Many images
Post Date:July 11, 2005 at 14:56:28
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/seminolewar/messages/121.html
Forum:Seminole War Forum
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If anyone here is into the history of the Second Seminole War, the Seminole Indians, or Black Seminoles, you ought to check out this new documentary Web site. It has 300+ archival images:

"Rebellion: John Horse and the Black Seminoles, the first black rebels to beat American slavery"
http://www.johnhorse.com

While the site focuses on the 19th-century odyssey of John Horse and the Black Seminoles, it includes a complete narrative of the Second Seminole War with with about 150 images, including cartoons, engravings, archival photos, rare maps, and a lot of other stuff. There's information on Andrew Jackson, Thomas Sydney Jesup, Zachary Taylor, Ethan Allen Hitchcock and other officers, along with the African and Seminole interactions.

The Second Seminole War portion starts here:

http://www.johnhorse.com/trail/02/index.htm

And there's a picture tour format that gives an overview of the whole site in a few dozen images:

http://www.johnhorse.com/images/ptour/index.htm

Enjoy, Austinbirdman