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Rebellion July 7, 1842     
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The bay at St. Petersburg, outside of Tampa
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General view of the bay, Saint Petersburg, Florida, south of Tampa, from a 1906 postcard. Florida Photographic Collection.
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By July of 1842, John Horse concluded his military service. He and Susan sailed with 120 Seminoles from Tampa Bay. This was the second parting for John Horse, but the first for his companions, who were leaving Florida for good. As the ship pulled from the coast, many wept. Chief Halleck Tustenuggee uttered with scorn:

"I have been hunted like a wolf... and now I am to be sent away like a dog."

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Sources: Porter Black 106, Sprague Origin 482-83.
Part 3, Exile: Outline  l Images
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 Trail Narrative
 + Prologue
 + Background: 1693-1812
 + Early Years: 1812-1832
 + War: 1832-1838
 - Exile: 1838-1850
+ Shifting Alliances
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Atrocities
National Debate
Prosperity
Emigration
Creek Tensions
Endangered Alliance
+ American Justice
+ A New Frontier
 + Freedom: 1850-1882
 + Legacy & Conclusion