Author Dr. Joe Knetsch brings forth an evocative and descriptive account of the Seminole's struggle to survive in the early 1800's. This book tells the story of how Americans encroached on Seminole land and the land of other tribes, killing and relocating as they went. The Seminoles retreated into the Everglades and used the natural surroundings to their advantage beating the American armed forces at every turn. This guerilla type warfare lead to the enduring nature of the Seminole Indian and even taught Americans lessons in combat. Over 75 images of leaders, contemporary maps, sketches, paintings, and battle plans add to detailed narration.
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