Books

Reading List for the Seminole Wars

The Foundation’s Pamphlet Series covers a wide range of topics of interest to students of the Seminole Wars. They are available in print at a cost of $3.00 each, or $2.00 each in quantities of 10 or more.

Most are also available for instant download here (free). To download a PDF copy of our pamphlets, click on the title of each publication below.

Foundation Pamphlet Series

Convocation of Seminole War Historians Special Report
August 2017

 

Short History of the Seminole Wars

John and Mary Lou Missall

 

An Army Moves On Its Stomach

Jerry Morris

 

English / Seminole Vocabulary

Compiled and Edited by Debra Kay Harper

 

In Their Own Words: Selected Seminole “Talks” 1817-1842

John and Mary Lou Missall

 

Index of Seminole War Articles in the Florida Historical Quarterly 1908-2008

John and Mary Lou Missall

 

Memoir to Accompany Map of Military Operations in Florida

Thomas B. Linnard, Edited by Frank Laumer

 

The Life of Luis Fatio Pacheco

Alcione Amos

 Foundation Books

 

Amidst a Storm of Bullets
The Diary of Lt. Henry Prince in Florida 1836-1842

Edited by Frank Laumer
University of Tampa Press, 1998

$19.95

Aristocrat in Uniform: General Duncan L. Clinch

Rembert Patrick
Applewood Books

$24.95

The Army is My Calling: The Life and Writings of Maj. John Rogers Vinton

John and Mary Lou Missall
Florida Historical Society Press, 2017

$24.95

The Black Seminoles

Kenneth W. Porter
University Press of Florida, 1996

$29.95

Cracker Times and Pioneer Lives

Edited by James Denham and Canter Brown, Jr.
University of South Carolina Press, 2000

$16.95

Dade’s Last Command

Frank Laumer
University Press of Florida, 1995

$29.95

Echoes From a Distant Frontier: The Brown Sisters’ Correspondence From Antebellum Florida

Edited by James Denham and Keith L. Honeycutt
University of South Carolina Press, 2004

$29.95

 

EFA: A Seminole Dog (A Story for Children)

Jerry Morris
Seminole Wars Foundation

$6.00

Elizabeth’s War: A Novel of the First Seminole War

John and Mary Lou Missall
Florida Historical Society Press, 2015

$24.95

 

The Enduring Seminoles

Patsy West
University Press of Florida, 1998

$24.95

The Exiles of Florida

Joshua R. Giddings
Follett, Foster and Co., 1858 (Reprint 1997)

$29.95

 

Fear and Anxiety on the Florida Frontier 

Joe Knetsch
Seminole Wars Foundation, Inc., 2008

$29.95

Florida’s Seminole Wars 1817-1858

Joe Knetsch
Arcadia Publishing, 2003

$19.95

The Florida War

John T. Sprague, Edited by John Mahon
Appleton & Co., 1847 (Reprint 2000)

$29.95

 

The Fort King Road

Jerry Morris and Jeff Hough
Seminole Wars Foundation, Inc., 2009

$19.95

Guns Across the Loxahatchee

Richard Procyk
Florida Historical Society Press, 1997

$19.95

* HISTORY OF THE SECOND SEMINOLE WAR, 1835 -1842

JOHN K. MAHON

UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA, 1967 $29.95

* HOLLOW VICTORY: A NOVEL OF THE SECOND SEMINOLE
WARJOHN AND MARY LOU MISSALLFLORIDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESS, 2010 $19.95
* JOURNEY INTO WILDERNESS: THE JOURNAL OF JACOB
R. MOTTE
OUT OF PRINT – FEW COPIES AVAILABLEEDITED BY JAMES F. SUNDERMANUNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA PRESS, 1963, (REPRINT 1989) $39.95
* LETTERS FROM THE FRONTIER

MAJ. GEN GEORGE A. MCCALL

LIPPINCOTT, 1868 (REPRINT 2010) $29.95

* LIKE BEADS ON A STRING

BRENT RICHARDS WEISMAN

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA PRESS, 1989 $19.95

* MALIGNED GENERAL: A BIOGRAPHY OF GEN. THOMAS
JESUPOUT OF PRINT – LIMITED COPIES AVAILABLECHESTER L. KIEFFER
PRESIDIO PRESS, 1979 $29.95
* MASSACRE!

FRANK LAUMER

UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA, 1968 $19.95

* NOBODY’S HERO (A NOVEL OF THE DADE BATTLE)

FRANK LAUMER

PINEAPPLE PRESS, 2009 $29.95

* NOTICES OF FLORIDA

M. M. COHEN (1836)

APPLEWOOD BOOKS $27.95

* OSCEOLA’S LEGACY

PATRICIA R. WICKMAN

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA PRESS, 1991 $29.95

* THE OTHER WAR OF 1812: THE PATRIOT WAR AND THE
AMERICAN INVASION OF SPANISH FLORIDAJAMES G. CUSICKUNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA PRESS, 2003 $28.95
* RED PATRIOTS: THE STORY OF THE SEMINOLES

CHARLES H. COE

APPLEWOOD BOOKS $32.95

  * REMINISCENCES OF THE SECOND SEMINOLE WAR

JOHN BEMROSE, EDITED BY JOHN MAHON

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA PRESS, 1966 (REPRINT 2001) $19.95

* RICHARD K. CALL: SOUTHERN UNIONIST

HERBERT J. DOHERTY, JR.

APPLEWOOD BOOKS $21.95

* THE SEMINOLES

EDWIN C. MCREYNOLDS

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS, 1954 $29.95

* THE SEMINOLES OF FLORIDA

JAMES W. COVINGTON

UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA, 1993 $19.95

* THE SEMINOLE WARS: AMERICA’S LONGEST INDIAN
CONFLICTJOHN AND MARY LOU MISSALLUNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA, 2004 $19.95
* SWAMP SAILORS: THE U.S. NAVY IN THE SECOND
SEMINOLE WARGEORGE E. BUKERUNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA, 1975 $19.95
* THE TERRITORY OF FLORIDA

JOHN LEE WILLIAMS

APPLEWOOD BOOKS $29.95

  * THIS MISERABLE PRIDE OF A SOLDIER: THE LETTERS
AND JOURNALS OF COL. WILLIAM S. FOSTER IN THE SECOND SEMINOLE WAR
1836-1839EDITED BY JOHN AND MARY LOU MISSALLUNIVERSITY OF TAMPA PRESS, 2005 $29.95
  * THIS TORN LAND: POETRY OF THE SECOND SEMINOLE
WAREDITED BY JOHN AND MARY LOU MISSALLSEMINOLE WARS FOUNDATION, INC., 2009 $29.95
* UNCONQUERED PEOPLE

BRENT R. WEISMAN

UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA, 1999 $19.95

  * THE WAR IN FLORIDA: ENHANCED EDITION

WOODBURNE POTTER (EDITED BY JOHN & MARY LOU MISSALL

SEMINOLE WARS FOUNDATION $15.95

* DVD: THIS LAND, THESE MEN: THE STORY OF DADE’S BATTLE $19.95
FORT MELLON 1837-42

ARTHUR E. FRANCKE JR.

BANYAN BOOKS, INC., 1977

THE FLORIDA WARS

VIRGINIA BERGMAN PETERS

ARCHON BOOKS, 1979

EDMUND P. GAINES: FRONTIER GENERAL

JAMES W. SILVER

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1949

THE BILLY BOWLEGS WAR, 1855-1858

JAMES W. COVINGTON

MICKLER HOUSE, 1982