Enemy to Ally
John Horse reached the Indian Territory in May of 1838. Almost immediately he agreed to return back east. The government was hiring
Indian and black interpreters to convince the remaining militants in Florida to emigrate. With his linguistic skills and knowledge of the region, John Horse was considered an ideal candidate. Within a year, he had returned to Florida as an Army scout.
A&NC 6: 315, Foreman Indian 367-68, Porter Black 97.
Part 3, Exile: l