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

Private John Jefferson

Private John Jefferson Wearing Sharpshooter's Badge Circa 1908 (enlarge)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.

Category: Western Frontier | Subcategory: Seminole-Negro Indian Scouts | Tags: Cherokee , Fort Clark , Brackettville , Texas , SEMINOLE , LIPAN , CHEROKEE , CREEK INDIAN SCOUTS
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1877, 1905, 1908, 1914, Cherokee (Indians), Clark, Creek, Fort Clark, Indian, Kinney County (Texas), Lipan, RCA, Scouts, Seminole, Seminole (Indians), Seminole-Negro, Texas,