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Birth: 1804
Death: Jan. 30, 1838
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA

Native American Seminole leader Osceola was born in 1804 in Georgia, near the Chattahoochee River. His father was a British trader and his mother the daughter of a Creek chief. Grew up in northern Florida, where he became a Seminole leader. War chief of the 1835 Seminole War. Captured two years later under a flag of truce. Imprisoned in Fort Moultrie, South Carolina, where he died in 1838 after refusing the white man's medicine for a throat infection. Buried near the entrance of Fort Moultrie, Charleston, South Carolina. 

Cause of death: Throat infection 
Patriot and Warrior
Died a Fort Moultrie
January 30th, 1838
Fort Moultrie
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Near the entrance of the fort
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Record added: Jul 24, 2001
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God bless you on Patriot Day (belated), the day we remember how 19 faceless cowards killed over 3,000 innocents. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Sep. 16, 2014
God bless you and thank you for your honorable, selfless service. Rest in Peace.
- LTC B, USAR (ret)
 Added: Aug. 30, 2014
God bless you. Rest in Peace.
- Rick
 Added: Aug. 11, 2014
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