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Rebellion January 27, 1837     
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The Death of Waxe-hadjo
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Detail from "The Death of Waxe-Hadjo." Engraving of the war by N. Orr, originally prepared for Lt. Sprague's 1848 history. This version is from Giddings (1858).
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Jesup's Tactics

Suddenly the Seminoles were on the run, their herds depleted, their warriors reportedly subsisting on game and wild koonti. Jesup learned that head chief Micanopy was hiding in the Everglades, refusing to fight. Rumors even spread that the great Osceola was ill.

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Sources: ASPMA 7: 825-26, 28, Porter Black 70-71.
Part 2, War: Outline  l  Images
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 Trail Narrative
 + Prologue
 + Background: 1693-1812
 + Early Years: 1812-1832
 - War: 1832-1838
+ Prelude to War
+ Revenge
+ Deceit
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Jesup's Tactics
Hostages
The Diplomat
Peace
Slaveholders
Betrayal
Escape
Rage
White Flags
+ Liberty or Death
 + Exile: 1838-1850
 + Freedom: 1850-1882
 + Legacy & Conclusion