Lest We Forget - African American Military History by Researcher, 
					Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

Army Service - Seminole, Creek, Cherokee, Tonkaway and Apache Indians

NAME BORN AGE/ENL ENLISTMENT PERIOD REMARKS
Aguirre, Martiriano> Mexico 22 Feb. 1878 - May 1882 four enlistments
Apache, Lipan Mexico 25 Oct. 1878 - June 1879 two enlistments - deserted
Apache, Tarca le Mexico 33 Oct. 1878 Ft. Griffin
Jan. 1880 Ft. Clark
 
Apahe, Lewis Mexico 17 Oct. 1878 Ft. Griffin 
Jan. 1880 Ft. Clatk
 
Apahe, Seivis Unknown 17 May 1879 - Jan. 1880 one enlistment
Barra, Juan Mexico 27 May 1880 - June 1882 two enlistments
Barrera, Espetacion Mexico 21 Feb. 1878 - May 1880 three enlistments
Bowlegs, David Florida 42 May 1873 - May 1882 twelve enlistments
Bowlegs, Friday Florida 45 Dec. 1872 - Dec. 1875 twelve enlistments
Bowlegs, Harkless Mexico 18 May 1881 - Aug. 1884 four enlistments
Bowlegs, John# Mexico 29 Aug. 1892 - Feb. 1907 nine enlistments
Bowlegs, Zack Florida 45 Dec. 1872 - June 1873 one enlistment
Brady, Jewel Louiaiana 32 Mar. 1877 - Aug. 1881 two broken enlistments
Bruner, Cipio Mexico 16 Aug. 1872 - Dec. 1874 four broken enlistments
Bruner, James Mexico 25 Nov. 1871 - July 1881 eight enlistments
Bruner, Joseph Alabama 52 Aug. 1872 - Mar. 1873 one enlistment
Bruner, Monday Arkansas 23 Aug. 1872 - May 1875 four enlistments - deserted
Bruner, Peter Arkansas 23 Aug. 1872 - Aug. 1881 nine enlistments
Bruner, Zack Mexico 17 Nov. 1871 - July 1880 eight enlistments
Cassa, Luce Mexico 29 July 1883 - Feb. 1889 six broken enlistments
Cook, Joe& Arkansas 38 Aug. 1872 - Dec. 1886 Died in service
Coon, Joe Arkansas 38 Aug. 1872 - April 1879 six broken enlistments
Daniel, Charles# Mexico 17 Oct. 1871 - Oct. 1909 Retired - 1st Sergeant
Daniels, Caesar# Texas 29 Mar. 1901 - Aug. 1914 termination of scouts
Daniel, Elijah# Arkansas 40 Oct. 1871 - May 1876 nine enlistments
Daniel, Jerry# Mexico 22 Aug. 1871 - May 1880 nine enlistments
Daniel, John# Texas 37 June 1907 - Aug. 1914 termination of scouts
Daniel, Thomas Texas 22 Jan. 1894 - Oct. 1909 six enlistments
Dimery, Henry Mexico 23 July 1893 - Jan. 1898 three enlistments
Dixie, Joe# Mexico 18 Feb. 1871 - June 1880 six enlistments
Dixon, Joe Mexico 26 Aug. 1883 - Aug. 1883 one enlistment
Dixon, Joseph Mexico 29 Jan. 1885 - July 1893 six enlistments
Factor, Allen+ Florida 40 Dec. 1873 - Dec. 1875 Died in service - Apoplexy
Factor, Dembo# Florida 62 Feb. 1878 - Jan. 1883 five enlistments
Factor, Dindie Arkansas 28 Aug. 1870 - June 1881 eleven enlistments
Factor, Hardie Florida 64 Aug. 1870 - May 1889 seven broken enlistments
Factor, Hardy Florida 40 Jan. 1874 - Jan. 1876 three enlistments
Factor, Pompey* Arkansas 21 Aug. 1870 - Nov. 1880 eleven enlistments
Factor, Tobe Mexico 29 Jan. 1893 - Jan. 1898 five enlistments
Fausto, Gregario@ Mexico 25 Mar. 1878 - Aug. 1884 six enlistments
Fausto, Quirino@ Mexico 26 Mar. 1878 - Aug. 1884 five enlistments
Fausto, Thomas@ Mexico 33 May 1878 - May 1879 one enlistment
Fausto, Vector Mexico 49 May 1878 - May 1879 one enlistment
Fay, Adam Mexico 17 Aug. 1870 - Aug 1884 twenty-one enlistments
Fay, Sandy Mexico 18 Sept. 1872 - April 1905 Retired Sergeant
Gerry, William# Kentucky 28 May 1873 - June 1875 three enlistments
Gordon, Henry Georgia 42 Aug. 1872 - Sept. 1873 three enlistments
Gordon, Isaac Florida 35 Dec. 1873 - Jan. 1887 thirteen enlistments
Gordon, Sam# Mexico 26 Jan. 1893 - April 1894 three enlistments
Guerrera, Juan Mexico 35 May 1880 Ft. Griffin 
May 1881 Ft. Clark
 
Grant, July Texas 22 July 1881 Ft. Griffin 
July 1882 Ft. Clark
 
Grayson, Renty# Mexico 19 Oct. 1871 - July 1893 eleven enlistments
Griner, Dallas# Cherokee Nation 20 Sept. 1872 - May 1888 Died in service - Cholera
Hall, Morell# Mississippi 22 Sept. 1875 - Sept. 1884 three enlistments
Hughes, Charles Kentucky 45 Jan. 1893 - Feb. 1895 transferred to 9th Cavalry
Hoskins, Thomas Texas 25 Dec. 1882 - Sept. 1884 terminated by Dept Order
Jack, Texas unk July 1881 Ft. Griffin 
July 1882 Ft. Clark
 
Jefferson, Curly Texas 26 Aug. 1908 - July 1914 termination of scouts
Jefferson, John Texas 28 May 1905 - May 1914 termination of scouts
Jefferson, Sam# Mexico 26 April 1894 - Oct. 1894 one enlistment
Jewell, Brady Louisiana 32 Mar. 1877 - Aug. 1882 two enlistments
Johnson, "Chief" Texas unk July 1881 Ft. Griffin 
May 1882 Ft. Clark
 
Johnson, Dan (Sr) Florida 45 Dec. 1872 - April 1874 two enlistments
Johnson, Dan (2nd) Mexico 21 Aug. 1872 - Aug. 1876 four enlistments
July, Ben# Mexico 19 Sept. 1882 - May 1907 Disability discharge - Sergeant
July, Billy Mexico 20 May 1884 - Jan. 1913 transferred to 10th Cavalry
July, Carolina# Mexico 18 Jan. 1874 - April 1884 Died in service - Uraemia
July, Charles# Mexico 18 June 1875 - Nov. 1879 Died - accidently shot
July, Charles J. Texas 21 Oct. 1908 - July 1914 termination of scouts
July, John^ Mexico 17 Mar. 1875 - Mar. 1900 Died in service - Cirrhois of Liver
July, Fay# Mexico 21 Sept. 1893 - July 1914 termination of scouts
July, Sampson# Florida 49 Mar. 1875 - April 1885 eleven enlistments
Kibbits, Robert# Arkansas 26 Aug. 1870 - April 1905 died in service - Bronchitis
Kibbett, George# Texas 22 May 1894 - June 1914 termination of scouts
Kibbet, John# Florida 62 Sept. 1870 - Mar. 1878 eleven enlistments
King, Ben Florida? 19 May 1875 - Dec. 1875 one enlistment
Long, William, Washington, DC 23 April 1873 - Sept. 1875 four rnlistments
Long, Pompey Unknown unk Jan, 1893 - Nov. 1894 three enlistments
Longorio, Julian Mexico 40 May 1879 - Jan. 1891 Disability discharge-Crpl.
Longorio, Manuel% Mexico 26 May 1889 - Jan. 1886 five enlistments
Mariscal, Nativedad Mexico 26 Sept. 1876 - May 1885 eight enlistments
Maraschal, Trinivida Mexico 23 Sept. 1875 - Mar. 1876 three enlistments
McCallip, Pleasants Alabama 25 Aug. 1872 - Jan. 1877 Deserted
McClain, Adam Texas 21 Feb. 1898 - 1901 one enlistment
Miller, William Mexico 19 May 1875 - May 1878 six enlistments
Morton, Willis Alabama 30 Nov. 1876 - May 1878 two enlistments
Neco, Isidro Louisiana 43 May 1880 - Aug. 1880 Deserted
Ortiz, Enrique Texas 25 Jan. 1886 - Feb. 1890 four enlistments
Paine, Adam Florida   June 1874 - Feb. 1875 one enlistment
Paine, Billy Mexico   Jan. 1893 - Jan. 1895 four enlistments
Paine, Isaac Mexico   April 1873 - Feb. 1876 three enlistment
Payne, Aaron# Mexico 17 Oct. 1871 - Jan. 1879 Died in service - pistol wounds
Payne, Adam#* Florida 30 Nov. 1873 - May 1874 one enlistment
Payne, Adam (2nd) Mexico 25 Jan. 1893 - Aug. 1894 two enlistments
Payne, Caesar Florida 46 Oct. 1871 - April 1879 eight enlistments
Payne, Charles Texas 21 April 1894 - Feb. 1901 two enlistments
Payne, Daniel Mexico 18 June 1874 - une 1876 four enlistments
Payne, David# Mexico 22 Feb. 1876 - April 1879 three enlistments
Payne, Isaac$* Mexico 17 Oct. 1871 - April 1901 twenty-two enlistments
Payne, Robert^~ Mexico 16 Nov. 1873 - Mar. 1894 Died in service - unknown
Payne, Plantz Mexico 23 Jan. 1889 - Feb. 1890 one enlistment
Payne, Titus Florida 40 Oct. 1871 - Oct. 1872 two enlistments
Perryman, James# Mexico 21 May 1873 - Dec. 1885 eleven enlistments
Perryman, Ignacio# Mexico 21 Jan. 1893 - Aug. 1914 termination of scouts
Perryman, Isaac# Arkansas 29 June 1873 - July 1908 Retired - Sergeant
Perryman, Pompey# Arkansas 30 Feb. 1878 - Mar. 1894 nineteen enlistments
Phillips, Joe Mexico 17 Aug. 1872 - Jan. 1877 eight enlistments - deserted
Phillips, John# Florida 30 Oct. 1871 - June 1880 Died in service - Heart
Phillips, Joseph# Mexico 34 Oct. 1893 - May 1909 five enlistments
Phillips, Ned Florida 42 Oct. 1870 - Feb. 1872 three enlistments
Price, Charles Unknown unk Aug. 1872 - april 1879 five enlistment
Remo, Joe Cherokee Nation 24 May 1882 - July 1911 Retired - Sergeant
Remo, John F.# Unknown unk Oct. 1875 - May 1880 five enlistments
Ross, Asa Texas 25 Nov. 1873 - Mar. 1880 seven enlistments
Sanches, Antonio Mexico 45 Jan. 1887 - Sept. 1914 termination of scouts
Scott, William Texas 22 Dec. 1888 - Dec. 1889 one enlistment
Shields, Archibald South Carolina 49 May 1881 - Nov. 1888 Disability discharge - Pvt.
Shields, John# Texas 22 Sept. 1894 - Sept. 1914 termination of scouts
Shields, William Mexico 21 Jan. 1887 - Sept. 1908 Disability discharge-Cprl.
Simmons, George Mississippi 41 May 1879 - aug. 1884 eight enlistments
Tafoya, Jose New Mexico 41 May 1879 - May 1880 one enlistment
Tardasta, Hamilton Mexico 35 May 1880 - June 1881 one enlistment
Thomas, John Texas 21 July 1893 - Jan. 1894 one enlistment
Thomason, John Mexico 18 Aug. 1870 - Mar. 1873 five enlistments
Thompson, Joe# Alabama 23 Aug. 1872 - Oct. 1894 fourteen enlistments
Thompson, John Unknown   May 1873 - Sept. 1883 Died in service - gunshot
Thompson, Merrick Alabama 49 Aug. 1872 - July 1874 three enlistments
Thompson, Prymus# Mexico 18 Jan, 1877 - June 1902 Discharge without honor
Turner, Bill Texas unk July 1881 - May 1882 Died in service - Hemorrage
Vaughn, Henry Choctaw Nation unk April 1875 - Jan. 1876 one enlistment
Voskes, Santon Mexico 21 May 1884 - Aug. 1884 one enlistment
Ward, John#* Mexico 25 Aug. 1870 - Oct. 1894 thirty-one enlistments
Warrior, Carolina Texas 21 Oct. 1893 - July 1914 transferred to 9th Cavalry
Warrior, Scott Mexico 15 Nov. 1871 - Aug. 1876 seven enlistments
Warrior, William# Mexico 17 Nov. 1871 - June 1882 fourteen enlistment
Washington, Alfred Texas 24 Jan. 1888 - Jan. 1889 one enlistment
Washington, Andrew Florida 38 Aug. 1872 - July 1880 nine enlistments
Washington, Andrew (2nd) Texas 23 Jan. 1893 - Jan. 1894 two enlistments
Washington, George Arkansas 28 Aug. 1870 - July 1874 seven enlistments
Washington, Henry Tennessee 30 Aug. 1882 - Sept. 1895 Disability discharge-Pvt.
Washington, Sam Texas 23 Nov. 1893 - July 1914 termination of scouts
White, Lewis North Carolina 44 Feb. 1874 - June 1884 eleven enlistments
Williams, Charles Texas 24 Sept. 1883 - Sept. 1884 one enlistment
Williams, Bill Texas 31 Nov. 1882 - Feb. 1907 Retired - Private
Williams, Henry North Carolina 41 Sept. 1882 - Sept. 1884 Discharged Dept. Order
Williams, Jim Arkansas 23 May 1874 - Jan. 1876 three enlistments
Wilson, Ariel Mexico 24 Oct. 1874 - April 1877 five enlistments
Wilson, Ben (Sr.) Arkansas 32 Aug. 1871 - Jan. 1888 sixteen enlistments
Wilson, Ben (2nd)# Mexico 16 Oct. 1871 - Feb. 1894 Discharged without honor
Wilson, Bristow Mexico 22 Oct. 1877 - Aug. 1884 three enlistments
Wilson, Billy Texas 21 Jan. 1893 - Aug. 1914 termination of scouts
Wilson, Cuff Mexico 26 Dec. 1882 - Aug. 1884 discharge Dept. Order
Wilson, Cuffy Mexico 18 Oct. 1871 - April 1874 five enlistments
Wilson, Isaac Texas 26 Mar. 1907 - Sept. 1914 termination of scouts
Wilson, James Mexico 22 Oct. 1871 - June 1875 seven enlistments
Wilson, Jasper Mexico 23 Jan. 1893 - Nov. 1894 four enlistments
Wilson, Kelina# Arkansas 35 Aug. 1871 - Sept. 1872 two enlistments
Wilson, Peter Arkansas 45 Oct. 1871 - Oct. 1873 four enlistments
Wilson, Tony Arkansas 24 Oct. 1871 - Dec. 1882 eight enlistments
Wilson, Tony (2nd)# Mexico 26 Jan. 1893 - Jan. 1895 four enlistments
Wilson, William (Sr.) Louisiana 21 Sept. 1872 - Jan. 1887 sixteen enlistments
Wilson, William (2nd) Texas 24 April 1894 - Sept. 1914 termination of scouts
Wood, John Florida 60 Aug. 1870 - Nov. 1870 Deserted
Woryer, Henry Mexico 22 Dec. 1882 - Aug. 1884 two enlistments
* = Awarded the Medal of Honor
# = Resting at the Seminole Indian Scout Cemetery, Brackettville, Texas
& = Resting at Camp Pena Colorado, Texas
^ = Resting at Alexandria National Cemetery, Pineville, Louisiana
+ = Resting at Eagle Pass, Texas
@ = Resting at Del Rio Cemetery, Del Rio, Texas
% = Resting at St. Mary's Cemetery, Bracketville, Texas
$ = Resting at Nacimiento Coah., Mexico
> = Resting at a cemetery near San Antonio. The descendants are attempting to get the remains reinterred at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio

REFERENCES:

  • Researcher and Compiler Unknown. Seminole, Creek, Cherokee, Tonkaway and Apache Indians - Fort Clark, Texas
  • Donald A Swanson. Researcher. Seminole, Lipan, Cherokee, Creek Indian Scouts Enlistment Records - Fort Clark

Category: Western Frontier | Subcategory: Seminole-Negro Indian Scouts | Tags: BRACKETTVILLE , FORT CLARK , NORTHERN MEXICO , SOUTHWEST TEXAS
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