The Seminole Wars

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The following information was taken from the book "Guns Across the Loxahatchee" by Richard J. Procyk, which is an archaeohistorical investigation of Seminole war sites in Florida, with a special focus on the Battle of Loxahatchee, January 24, 1838.

Did you know that there were three Seminole Wars during the period between 1818 and 1858?

Did you know that the second Seminole War (1835-1842) was an undeclared war, and the "most protracted armed conflict engaged in by US Armed forces" until the Vietnam War?

Do you know what slavery had to do with the Seminole Wars?

What do you know about the two Battles of the Loxahatchee fought in Jupiter in January 1838?

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