Private John Jefferson
Wearing Sharpshooters Badge (circa 1908)
Private John Jefferson was born on the Seminole Scouts Camp at Fort Clark, Texas in 1877. He served in the Seminole-Negro Indian Scout Detachment from May 16, 1905 until the unit was terminated on June 31, 1914.
Photo: Courtesy Fort Clark Museum, Brackettville, Texas
Text Reference: Donald A. Swanson. SEMINOLE, LIPAN, CHEROKEE, CREEK INDIAN SCOUTS - Enlistment Records, Fort Clark.