Robert Paine

 Pvt. Seminole Scout

 

Robert Paine enlisted in the Seminole Negro Indian Scouts Detachment November 26, 1873 at Fort Duncan, Texas
by Lieutenant Bullis for a six months term at age 16.
He reenlisted for 11 - 6 months and 5 - 1 year terms.
His last reenlistment was on February 7, 1894 at Fort Clark, Texas by Lieutenant Hardin.
He died March 31, 1894 at Fort Ringold, Texas at age 36. Cause of death unknown.


Additional Information

Born: Mexico - Eyes: Black - Hair: Black - Complexion: Black - Height: 5'8"

courtesy - Donald A. Swanson, Researcher.
ENLISTMENT RECORD OF INDIAN SCOUTS
Bronte, Texas: Ames-American Printing Company

 

 

 

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