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. It was the first major engagement of the Seminole Wars period and marked the beginning of General Andrew Jackson's Conquest of Florida.

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  • 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. It was the first major engagement of the Seminole Wars period and marked the beginning of General Andrew Jackson's Conquest of Florida. (en)
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  • Allegedly none
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  • Choctaw
  • Freedmen
  • Seminole
  • Creek
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  • 1816-07-27 (xsd:date)
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  • *The 300 killed or wounded includes women and children.
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  • United States/Creek victory
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  • Sea:
  • 2gunboats
  • Land:
  • ~150 soldiers
  • ~100infantry
  • 10artillery pieces
  • ~200 capable civilians
  • ~30 tribal warriors
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  • An American map of the later Fort Gadsden next to the older Negro Fort.
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  • 300 (xsd:integer)
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  • Garson
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  • 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. It was the first major engagement of the Seminole Wars period and marked the beginning of General Andrew Jackson's Conquest of Florida. (en)
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  • Battle of Negro Fort (en)
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  • Battle of Negro Fort (en)
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