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Death 30 Jan 1838 (aged 33–34)
Sullivans Island, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Plot Near the entrance of the fort
Memorial ID 23283 View Source
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Native American Seminole leader Osceola was born in 1804, 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.


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Died a Fort Moultrie
January 30th, 1838


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  • Added: 23 Jul 2001
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Osceola (1804–30 Jan 1838), Find a Grave Memorial ID 23283, citing Fort Moultrie Grounds, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .