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.
ASPMA 7: 825-26, 28, Porter Black 70-71. ©
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