Seminole Wars

Episode 112

The Third Seminole War

This week's episode takes us to the tail end of the third of three Seminole Wars in Florida during the late 1800s

Episode 111

The End of the Second Seminole War

We wrap up our conversation of the Second Seminole War this week, and tease our next conversation: The Third Seminole War!

Episode 109

Jesup Takes Command

Jesup gets his turn command the US forces in Florida, and brings with him one of the largest forces to every be present in the war.

Episode 107

A Lack of Forward Progress… Gaines & Scott in Florida

The (small) American Army keeps trying to establish a foothold in a Cove held by the Seminole, but is unable to establish any forward progress due to lack of supplies & coordination

Episode 106

The Dade Massacre – Second Seminole Wars

The Dade Massacre was an 1835 defeat for the United States Army that greatly escalated the Second Seminole War, which lasted until 1842.

Episode 104

Andrew Jackson Invades Florida

In our final episode on the First Seminole Wars, we learn about Andrew Jackson's invasions of East and West Florida.

Episode 103

Fowlstown & the Scott Massacre

We'll start with what many historians consider to be the first major action of the First Seminole War and move on towards a riverside massacre known as the Scott Massacre

Episode 102

The Negro Fort

The Battle of Negro Fort was a short military siege in 1816 in which forces of the United States assaulted and managed to blow up an African-American fortified stronghold in the frontier of northern Spanish Florida.

Episode 101

Intro to the First Seminole War

Our intro to the First Seminole War which has Andrew Jackson invading Spanish owned Florida chasing runaway slaves.