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  • Dr. Richard McSherry (1817 - 1885)
    Richard McSherry (21 November 1817 in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) – 7 October 1885 in Baltimore) was an American physician, one of the founders of the Baltimore Academy of Medicine and ...
  • James Martin Winchester (1816 - 1856)
  • Osceola (1804 - 1838)
    Osceola was born in 1804 in the village of Tallassee, Alabama around current Macon County. His mother Polly Coppinger was daughter of Ann McQueen who was part Muscokgee. Many sources state that Osceola...
  • Dr. Aldred Edmund Fechét d' Alary (1817 - d.)
    "Alfred Edmond Fechet d’Alary was born in 1817 in Strasburg, France. He was the eldest son of the Reverend Dr. Fechet of Tours, the family having been Protestant and prominent in Touraine and Languedoc...
  • Eli Abbott (1799 - 1876)
    Eli was a colonel in the Seminole War in Florida. In June 9, 1863, he was elected Captain of the Chickasaw County Calvary for local defense. Mr. Abbott must have been a most generous and kind man as ... (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.