Before Coacoochee surrendered, General Taylor committed one of the most notorious acts of the
war when he tried to use bloodhounds on the Seminoles. He attempted the tactic in
the first months of 1840. The results were not good: the dogs helped bring in
all of two Indians while managing to raise the moral indignation of the country. Cartoonists were the only beneficiaries. They lampooned Taylor with images of bloodhounds
for the remainder of his public career.
Covington "Cuban Bloodhounds," Giddings Exiles 264-65.
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