Liberty or Death
Head chief Micanopy was safely deported, but the principal militants remained at large, and hostilities showed no sign of ending. In a final push to bring the war to a close, Jesup decided to mass the largest force so far. He placed 1,000 men under the command of Lt. Colonel Zachary Taylor. The future President had just arrived in Florida. As fate would have it, he was about to command the largest battle of the war.
Mahon 226-31 is the principal source for the slides that follow. Sprague Origin 203-13 contains Zachary Taylor's military report on the
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