After the Indian Removal Act of 1830 which lead to the Second Seminole War, the U.S. Navy was pitted against a non-maritime foe in a riverine environment, the Everglades. The uniqueness of this Indian conflict caused the Navy to adopt new offensive strategies. Author George Buker details the novel tactics implemented to combat Seminole's guerilla tactics. Swamp Sailor's is the story of the US coming of age, sure to be of interest to military history enthusiasts and students of Florida history.
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