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  • Maj. General John Sedgwick (USA) (1813 - 1864)
    John Sedgwick (September 13, 1813 – May 9, 1864) was a teacher, a career military officer, and a Union Army general in the American Civil War. His death at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court Hou...
  • Brevet Brig. General Thomas Childs (1796 - 1853)
    Thomas Childs (16 March 1796 - 8 October 1853) was a U.S. soldier who served with distinction during the Mexican-American War. Childs was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the son and grandson of ...
  • Maj. General Ethan Allen Hitchcock (USA) (1798 - 1870)
    ) Ethan Allen Hitchcock (May 18, 1798 – August 5, 1870) was a career United States Army officer and author who had War Department assignments in Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War...
  • Brevet Brig. General Gustavus Loomis (USA) (1789 - 1872)
    Gustavus A. Loomis (September 23, 1789 – March 5, 1872) was an United States Army officer who served during the War of 1812, Seminole Wars and the American Civil War. He was one of the oldes...
  • Brevet Brig. General James Totten (USA) (1818 - 1871)
    James Totten (September 11, 1818 – October 1, 1871) was a career American soldier who served in the United States Army and retired from active service in 1870 as the Assistant Inspector Genera... (for complete description)

The Seminole Wars, also known as the Florida Wars, were three conflicts in Florida between various groups of native Americans, collectively known as Seminoles, their allies, and the United States Army. The First Seminole War was from 1817 to 1818, the Second Seminole War from 1835 to 1842, and the Third Seminole War from 1855 to 1858. The first conflict with the Seminoles arose out of tension relating to Andrew Jackson's attack on Negro Fort in 1816. Jackson also attacked the Spanish at Pensacola which ultimately resulted in a cession of the colony to United States rule.