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Tango0116 Nov 2020 10:37 p.m. PST

….officer earns freedom in Florida

"Though the United States did not officially declare war on Spain, its southern neighbor, during this era of conflict, border problems along the gulf frontier exacerbated tensions and prompted the Patriot War of 181213. During this regional conflict, American settlers living in Florida organized an uprising against Spanish rule and coaxed US forces to intervene on their behalf…"
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RudyNelson16 Nov 2020 11:19 p.m. PST

Georgia militia invaded Spanish Florida at least twice during this period. They retreated after short incursions.
The Muskogee Free State had waged a war with Spanish Florida with British aid prior to 1809 when the British changed sides. Some of the Muskogee allies included freed Blacks. They also had two ship fleet.

The Jackson incursion was just one attack. Major Blue led another one trying to eliminate Hostile camps of Red Stick and Seminole Muskogee.

Tango0117 Nov 2020 12:14 p.m. PST

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Skeets Supporting Member of TMP17 Nov 2020 4:30 p.m. PST

One of the leading causes of the Seminole Wars was pressure from slave states who were wanted to eliminate the enclave of armed freed/escaped slaves in Florida

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