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Rebellion January 28, 1837     
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Six Chiefs of the Second Seminole War
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Six Indian chiefs from the Second Seminole War. Clockwise from top left: Yaholoochee, or Cloud; Micanopy; Coa Hadjo; Holata Mico, or Billy Bowlegs; Emathla, or King Phillip; Thlocko Tustenuggee, or Tiger Tail. All color images by Catlin, 1838. Bowlegs photo circa 1852. Tiger Tail engraving, by Sprague, published in 1848. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Library of Congress, Florida Photographic Collection. 
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Despite Jesup's successes, the key warriors continued to elude him. "[I]n all the numerous battles and skirmishes that have taken place," the general would later acknowledge, "not a single first-rate warrior has been captured." He was gaining respect for his adversaries:

"We have, at no former period of our history, had to contend with so formidable an enemy. No Seminole proves false to his country, nor has a single instance ever occurred of a first rate warrior having surrendered."

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Sources: ASPMA 7: 825, 832, 872.
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