John Horse emigrated shortly after he surrendered. In May, he boarded a ship in Tampa Bay, bound for New Orleans. By now, most of his allies had made the long journey west. Micanopy, the great friend of the blacks, was already in Oklahoma. There, John Horse would reunite with his sister, friends, and, eventually, more than 500 fellow Black Seminoles. The hardest chapter of the war had come to a close. But halfway across the country, a new future awaited, with challenges that would test the leadership of John Horse, the honor of the young republic, and the promise of American freedom.
Porter Black 97.
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