Black Seminoles & plantation slaves:
Time & Place: December 1835-Nov 1837, Florida.
Black participants: 385-465.
Armed blacks & white casualties: Unknown.
End result: At least 385 field slaves (and likely more) joined the Seminole side during the war; 90 or more were captured and returned to slavery; most of the others surrendered and returned to slavery; an uncertain number were among those who moved west with the Black Seminoles under U.S. Army promises of freedom.
|Sources: See tally of plantation slaves in the rebellion, www.johnhorse.com.|