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Sketch of the Seminole War : And Sketches During a Campaign
by Debra Kay Harper and William Wragg Smith




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"Sketch of the Seminole War" is an informative first-hand account of the early stages of the Second Seminole War, told by a young South Carolina volunteer serving in Winfield Scott's campaign of early 1836. William Wragg Smith was a keen observer, not only of the war, but of the world around him. Besides giving a detailed account of his own participation in the war, Smith explains the causes of the war as seen from the perspective of a Southern Planter. Scientifically inclined, Smith also took notes on the flora and fauna of Florida, and was able to compile an extensive vocabulary of Seminole words and phrases. For students of the Seminole Wars, this book is a must-have.Long out of print, this new edition edited by Debra K. Harper contains features not found in facsimile editions. These include an Introduction, Index, Table of Contents, and Endnotes, all designed to aid researchers studying this important but long-forgotten conflict. Sketches of the Seminole War is published by the Seminole Wars Foundation, Inc., a non-profit institution dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of knowledge about America's longest and costliest Indian war. For more information about the Foundation, please visit us at www.seminolewars.us.

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"Sketch of the Seminole War" is an informative first-hand account of the early stages of the Second Seminole War, told by a young South Carolina volunteer serving in Winfield Scott's campaign of early 1836. William Wragg Smith was a keen observer, not only of the war, but of the world around him. Besides giving a detailed account of his own participation in the war, Smith explains the causes of the war as seen from the perspective of a Southern Planter. Scientifically inclined, Smith also took notes on the flora and fauna of Florida, and was able to compile an extensive vocabulary of Seminole words and phrases. For students of the Seminole Wars, this book is a must-have.Long out of print, this new edition edited by Debra K. Harper contains features not found in facsimile editions. These include an Introduction, Index, Table of Contents, and Endnotes, all designed to aid researchers studying this important but long-forgotten conflict. Sketches of the Seminole War is published by the Seminole Wars Foundation, Inc., a non-profit institution dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of knowledge about America's longest and costliest Indian war. For more information about the Foundation, please visit us at www.seminolewars.us.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780982110553
  • ISBN-10: 0982110553
  • Publisher: Seminole Wars Foundation
  • Publish Date: December 2019
  • Page Count: 356
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.79 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds


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