The Unconquered Seminoles An episode of the WGCU Untold Stories series.
YouTube video of the 2011 Alligator Warrior Festival. Courtesy of LakeCityJournal.com
YouTube video of the 2010 Alligator Warrior Festival. Courtesy of LakeCityJournal.com
Florida State Parks
Friends of San Felasco, Inc. CSO of San Felasco State Park
Units and Associations
The Florida Frontier Guard is an unincorporated association of like-minded reenactors intirested in interpreting the service of United States military personnel in Florida during the Seminole Wars of the 1818-1858 period; specifically those who served as "citizen soldiers" in the various militia and volunteer units which participated in these conflicts.
The 4th U.S. Infantry Company B We portray the 4th Infantry Regiment from 1835-1842.
The 7th U.S. Infantry Living History Association (The Cottonbalers) We portray the Seventh Infantry Regiment from 1810-1850. The Seventh Infantry is America's most decorated Regiment, and one of its oldest. Established on April 12, 1808, the 7th has participated in every American war, commencing with Tippecanoe in 1811. We primarily reenact the War of 1812 but are also present at many 2nd Seminole War events.
The St. Augustine Garrison is a group of re-enactors who portray the life and times of the Spanish soldiers and their families in 1740s Colonial Spanish Saint Augustine.
Historic Florida Militia Links to Spanish and British units and events.
Many events will have traders that can get you everything that you need but when they can't, then you have the internet.
Blockade Runner Suppliers to Civil War reenactors. Some 2nd Seminole War and Mexican War items also available.
Buffalo Bill's Shooting Store in Orlando. Black powder weapons and supplies.
Crazy Crow Trading Post largest supplier of Native American craft supplies
Ft. Downing Trading Co. a home based historical clothing business for men and women. We do our own sewing using authentic patterns of 18th Century life (French & Indian War and Revolutionary War).
Fugawee Boot Company Supplier of historically acurate footware.
Loafers Glory Sutler Civil War items for men and women.
Loyalist Arms Longarms sells and repairs
Missouri Boot & Shoe Company Supplier of historically acurate footware.
Native Shell Craig Diadus, artist and shell carver. Traditional shell gorgets/pendants.
Panther Primitives Manufacturer of tents and dealer in a full range of camp supplies.
Peak62 Enamelware and modern camping gear
Scott's Gunsmithing and Sales dealer for Traditions Firearms, 4201 S. Hwy 441 Lake City, Florida 32025 Ph: 386-752-9898, open Monday-Saturday
Tophat's Sutlery Civil War and Pioneer items
Track of the Wolf Muzzle Loading & Black Powder Breech Loading Guns
Veterans Arms Black Powder Muskets and Pistols. PO Box 458 / 1663 Broad St. Lumpkin GA 31815
Will N. Kent Trading Company in Folkston, GA Supplies for Reenactments and Rendezvous
History Resources and Digital Libraries
Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum of the Seminole Tribe of Florida
19th Century Seminole Clothing for Men: published online by Rick Obermeyer
Tour of the Florida Territory during the Florida Seminole Wars, 1792-1859. An excellent web site maintained by Chris Kimball
The Smoke and Fire Newspaper Listing battle re-enactments, historic festivals, rendezvous, and many other living history events from all over the United States and Canada.
Making of America - Cornell University A variety of newspapers and Monthly Magazines from the 19th Century
Making of America - University of Michigan a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction
American Military Strategy in the Second Seminole War A thesis by John C. White Jr., Major, USMC
George Washington O'Rear and the Seminole Indian War Memoir written around 1900 by the daughter of a man who fought in the Second Seminole War; 1836-1837 with the Tennessee Volunteers
The Army of the United States Historical Sketches of Staff and Line with Portraits of Generals-in-Chief This work contains information on Army Branches of service, its regiments, and its commanders, through the 1880's.
US Army Center of Military History Lots of resources relating to the US Army's history.
Tune Book Live a database of tunes (sheet music). Its main interest is with various traditional forms of northern and western European music, and their north American relatives - the jigs and reels, polka, polska, schottische, bourrée, etc.
The Lester S. Levy Sheet Music Collection Sheet music spanning from 1780-1960
John and Mary Lou Missall Authors/Seminole Wars Historians
Acanthus Books features cookbook and food history titles from antiquity to the early 20th century