Enemy to Ally
Coacoochee's twelve-year-old daughter was in camp as a prisoner. As soon as
she heard her father's voice, wrote Lt. Sprague, the girl ran from her tent to
"[A]nd with the
instinct peculiar to her race, brought him musket-balls and powder, pieces of cartridges which she had found around the camp and secreted, anticipating her father's arrival."
Finding the girl alive and well cared for, Coacoochee wept. From this point on, he
began to negotiate his surrender.
Sprague Origin 258-60.
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