Second Seminole War

The Second Seminole War, also known as the Florida War, was a conflict from 1835 to 1842 in Florida between various groups of Native Americans collectively known as Seminoles and the United States, part of a series of conflicts called the Seminole Wars. The Second Seminole War, often referred to as the Seminole War, was the most expensive Indian War fought by the United States.

Read more about Second Seminole War:  Background, The Dade Massacre, General Gaines' Expedition, General Scott's Campaign, The Army Retreats, Governor Call Tries His Hand, Jesup Takes Command, Truce and Reversal, Captures and False Flags, Zachary Taylor and The Battle of Lake Okeechobee, The Battle of Loxahatchee, Jesup Steps Down; Zachary Taylor Takes Command, Macomb's Peace and The Harney Massacre, New Tactics, The "Mosquito Fleet", Indian Key, Revenge and Negotiations, Colonel Worth Takes Charge, The War Winds Down, Costs, After The War

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