United States Scouts
Seminole Negro Indian Scout Detachment
Muster Roll
1870 - 1914
 

Name Birth Death Inscription / Enlistment Period Notes
Aguirre, Martiriano Mexico
1863
1921 Pvt. Indian Scout US Army Indian Wars
April 8, 1878 to May 14, 1882
Buried at
Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery
Barra, Juan Mexico   May 1880 - June 1882  
Barrera, Espetacion Mexico   February 1878 - May 1880  
Bowlegs, David Florida   1st Sgt. May 1873 - May 1882  
Bowlegs, Friday Florida   December 1872 - December 1875  
Bowlegs, Harkless Mexico   May 1881 - August 1884  
Bowlegs, John Unknown March 17, 1896 Pvt. US Indian Scouts  
Bowlegs, John Unknown July 3, 1934 Pvt. Indian Scout  
Bowlegs, Zack Florida   December 1872 - June 1873  
Brady, Jewel Louisiana   March 1877 - August 1881  
Bruner, Cipio Mexico   August 1872 - December 1874  
Bruner, James Mexico   November 1871 - July 1881  
Bruner, Joseph Alabama   August 1872 - March 1873  
Bruner, Monday Arkansas   August 1872 - May 1875  
Bruner, Peter Arkansas   August 1872 - August 1881  
Bruner, Zack Mexico   November 1871 - July 1880  
Cassa, Luce Mexico   July 1883 - February 1889  
Cook, Joe Arkansas   1872, 1882, 1886 Died In Service
Coon, Joe Arkansas   August 1872 - April 1879 Son of John Horse.
May have accompanied Horse on his final journey from Nacimiento to Mexico City in 1882.
Daniels, Caeser Texas June 19, 1919 Texas Pvt. Indian Scouts
Mar. 1901 - Aug. 1914
 
Daniels, Charles Mexico    Retired 1st Sgt
Oct. 1871 - Oct. 1909
 
Daniels, Elijah Arkansas January 12, 1908 Seminole (Creek) Scout
Oct. 1871 - May 1876
Chief after 1878 of Seminole Negroes
Daniels, Jerry Mexico January 29, 1925 Pvt. US Indian Scouts
Aug. 1871 - May 1880
 
Daniels, John Texas July 5, 1923 Seminole Scout
June 1907 - Aug. 1914
 
Daniel, Thomas Texas   January 1894 - October 1909  
Dimery, Henry Mexico   July 1893 - January 1898  
Dixie, Joe Mexico August 1, 1941 Texas Pvt. Indian Scouts
Feb. 1871 - June 1880
 
Dixon, Joe Mexico   August 1883 - 1884  
Dixon, Joseph Mexico   January 1885 - July 1893  
Factor, Allen Florida   December 1873 - December 1875 Died In Service - Apoplexy
Factor, Demdo Florida July 15, 1891 Florida Pvt. US Indian Scouts
Feb. 1878 - Jan. 1883
 
Factor, Dindie Arkansas   August 1870 - June 1881  
Factor, Hardie Florida   August 1870 - January 1876  
Factor, Hardy Florida   January 1874 - January 1876  
Factor, Pompey Arkansas
1849
March 29, 1928 Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Aug. 1870 - Nov. 1880
 
Factor, Tobe Mexico   January 1892 - January 1898  
Fausto, Gregario Mexico   Mar. 1878 - Aug. 1884  
Fausto, Quirino Mexico   Mar. 1878 - Aug. 1884  
Fausto, Thomas Mexico   May 1878 - May 1879  
Fausto, Vector Mexico   May 1878 - May 1879  
Fay, Adam Mexico   Aug. 1870 - Aug. 1884  
Fay, Sandy Mexico   Sept. 1872 - April 1905 Retired Sergeant
Geery, William Arkansas June 1907 Arkansas Pvt. Indian Scout
May 1873 - June 1875
Was most probably born in Kentucky
Gordon, Henry Georgia   Aug. 1872 - Sept. 1873  
Gordon, Isaac Florida   Dec. 1873 - Jan. 1887  
Gordon, Sam Mexico March 22, 1905 Pvt. US Indian Scouts
Jan. 1893 - April 1894
 
Guerrera, Juan Mexico   May 1880 Ft. Griffin
May 1881 Ft. Clark
 
Grant, July Texas   July 1881 Ft. Griffin
July 1882 Ft. Clark
 
Grayson, Renty Unknown May 31, 1929 Pvt. US Indian Scouts
Oct. 1871 - July 1893
 Black Seminole scout was a descendant of fugitive slaves who escaped into Florida.
Griner, Dallas Cherokee Nation May 29, 1888 Pvt. US Indian Scouts
Sept. 1872 - May 1888
Cause of death: Cholera
Halls, Morell Unknown May 15, 1929 Arkansas Pvt. Indian Scouts
Sept. 1875 - Sept. 1884
Was most probably born in Mississippi
Hughes, Charles Kentucky   Jan. 1893 - Feb. 1895 Transferred to the 9th Cavalry
Hoskins, Thomas Texas   Dec. 1882 - Sept. 1884 Terminated by Dept. Order
Jack, Texas   July 1881 Ft. Griffin
July 1882 Ft. Clark
 
Jefferson. Curly January 18, 1881  July 25, 1959 Texas Pvt. Seminole Indian Scouts  
Jefferson, John Texas   May 1905 - May 1914 Termination of Scouts
Jefferson, Sam Mexico July 14, 1914 Pvt. US Indian Scouts
April 1894 - Oct. 1894
 
Jewell, Brady Louisiana   Mar 1877 - Aug. 1882  
Johnson, 'Chief' Texas   July 1881 Ft. Griffin
May 1882 Ft. Clark
 
Johnson, Dan (Sr.) Florida   Dec. 1872 - April 1874  
Johnson, Dan (2) Mexico   Aug. 1872 - Aug. 1876  
July, Benjamin Mexico September 14, 1912 1st Sgt. Seminole Indian Scouts
Sept. 1882 - May 1907
Disability Discharge
July, Billy Mexico   May 1884 - Jan. 1913 Transferred to the 10th Cavalry
July, Carolina Unknown April 18, 1884 Pvt. US Indian Scouts  
July, Charles Mexico   June 1875 - Nov. 1879 Died - Accidently shot
July, Charles J. Texas   Oct. 1908 - July 1914 Termination of Scouts
July, John Sgt. Mexico March 3, 1900 Sgt. Seminole Scout
Mar. 1875 - Mar. 1900
Died in service - Cirrhosis of Liver
July, Fay Mexico August 6, 1940 Texas Pvt. Indian Scouts
Sept. 1893 - July 1914
Served until termination of scouts.
July, Sampson Florida May 16, 1918 Florida Pvt. US Indian Scouts
Mar. 1875 - April 1885
Eleven Enlistments
Kibbetts, George August 6, 1874 December 10, 1954 Texas Cpl. Indian Scouts
Spanish - American War
Last of the known Seminole Indian Scouts.
Kibbetts, Robert  Arkansas April 26, 1905 Seminole Negro Indian Scout
Aug. 1870 -Apr. 1905
Died In Service - Bronchitis
Kibbetts, L. H. Cpl. Unknown 1873 No Headstone  
Kibbitts, John, Sgt. Unknown September 7, 1878 U.S. Indian Scout
Sep 7, 1872 - Jul 1, 1875
 
King, Ben Florida?   May 1875 - Dec. 1875  
Long, William Washington, DC   April 1873 - Sept. 1875 Father of Pompey Long
Long, Pompey 1875 December 31, 1931 Jan. 1893 -Nov. 1894 Calvary Cemetery
Douglas, AZ
Longorio, Julian 1850 Santa Rosa,
Quitana Roo, Mexico
July 16, 1898 Corporal
May 1879 - June 3, 1885
U.S. Army Register of Enlistments
Longorio, Manuel Mexico   May 1889 - Jan. 1886 St. Mary's Cemetery - Brackettville, Texas
Mariscal, Nativedad Mexico   Sept. 1876 - May 1885  
Maraschal, Trinivida Mexico   Sept. 1875 - Mar. 1876  
McCallip, Pleasant Alabama   Aug. 1872 - Jan. 1877 Deserted
McClain, Adam October 1877 September 12, 1950 Texas Pvt. Indian Scout
Feb. 1898 - 1901
 
Miller, William Mexico   May 1875 - May 1878  
Morton, Willis Alabama   Nov. 1876 - May 1878  
Neco, Isidro Louisiana   May 1880 - Aug. 1880 Deserted
Ortiz, Enrique Texas   Jan. 1886 - Feb. 1890  
Paine, Adam 1843 1877 Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient

Rendered invaluable service to 

 
Paine, Billy Mexico   Jan. 1893 - Jan. 1895  
Paine, Robert Mexico March 31, 1894 Pvt. Seminole Scout Buried at
Alexandria National Cemetery
Payne, Adam??? Florida   Nov. 1873 - May 1874  
Payne, Adam (2) Mexico   Jan. 1893 - Aug. 1894  
Payne, Caesar Florida   Oct. 1871 - April 1879  
Payne, Aaron Unknown January 27, 1879 U.S. Indian Scouts
October 1871 - January 1879
Cause of death: Accidental gun shot wound near Ft. Clark.
Payne, Charles Texas   April 1894 - Feb. 1901  
Payne, Daniel Mexico   Feb. 1876 - April 1879  
Payne, Davis Mexico 1879 Private Indian Scouts
Feb. 1876 - April 1879
 
Payne, Isaac 1854 January 12, 1904 Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient  
Payne, Robert Mexico   Nov. 1873 - Mar. 1894 Died in Service - Cause Unknown
Payne, Plantz Mexico   Jan. 1889 - Feb. 1890  
Payne, Titus Florida   Oct. 1871 - Oct. 1872  
Perryman, Ignacio Mexico   Jan. 1893 - Aug. 1914 Termination of Scouts
Perryman, Isaac Arkansas September 12, 1918 Texas Sgt. Indian Scouts US Army
June 1873 - July 1908
Retired
Perryman, James Sep. 26, 1847 Sep. 26, 1930 U. S. Indian Scout
May 1873 - Dec. 1885
 
Perryman, Pompey Unknown January 5, 1923  Arkansas U.S. Indian Scout
February. 1878 - March 1894
Creek (Seminole) Scout 
Phillips, Joseph Mexico August 13, 1936 Texas Pvt. Indian Scout
Oct. 1893 - May 1909
 
Phillips, John Florida June 14, 1880 Florida Pvt. US Indian Scouts
Oct. 1871 - June 1880
Died In Service: Heart
Phillips, Ned Florida   Oct. 1870 - Feb. 1872  
Price, Charles Unknown   Aug. 1872 - April 1879  
Remo, Joe Unknown March 10, 1930 Texas Sgt. US Indian Scouts  
Remo, John F. Unknown   Oct. 1875 - May 1880  
Ross, Asa Texas   Nov. 1873 - Mar. 1880  
Sanches, Antonio Mexico   Jan. 1887 - Sept. 1914 Termination of Scouts
Scott, William Texas   Dec. 1888 - Dec. 1889  
Shields, Archibald R. South Carolina June 7, 1907 South Carolina Pvt. Indian Scout
May 1881 - Nov. 1888
Disability Discharge
Shields, John Texas April 10, 1928 Texas Sgt. Seminole Indian Scouts US Army
Sept. 1894 - Sept. 1914
 
Shields, William Mexico   Jan. 1887 - Sept. 1908 Disability Discharge - Cpl.
Simmons, George Mississippi   Mar. 1870 - Aug. 1884  
Tafoya, Jose New Mexico   May 1879 - May 1880  
Tardasta, Hamilton Mexico   May 1880 - June 1881  
Thomas, John Texas   July 1893 - Jan. 1894  
Thomason, John Mexico   Aug. 1870 - Mar. 1873  
Thompson, John Unknown September 7, 1885 Pvt. US Indian Scouts
May 1873 - Sept. 1883
Died in service - Gunshot
Thompson, Joe Arkansas May 17, 1915 Arkansas Pvt. Indian Scout
Aug. 1872 - Oct. 1894
 
Thompson, Merrick Alabama   Aug. 1872 - July 1874  
Thompson, Pyrmus Texas March 15, 1920 Texas Pvt. US Indian Scouts
Jan. 1877 - June 1902
Dishonorable Discharge
Turner, Bill Texas   July 1881 - May 1882 Died in Service - Hemorrhage
Vaughn, Henry Choctaw Nation   April 1875 - Jan. 1876  
Voskes, Santon Mexico   May 1884 - Aug. 1884  
Ward, John 1847 May 24, 1911 Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient  
Warrior, Bill  Mexico April 10, 1903 Corp US Indian Scouts
Nov. 1871 - June 1882
 
Warrior, Carolina Texas   Oct. 1893 - July 1914 Transferred to the 9th Cavalry
Warrior, Scott Mexico   Nov. 1871 - Aug. 1876  
Washington, Alfred Texas   Jan. 1888 - Jan. 1889  
Washington, Andrew Florida   Aug. 1872 - July 1880  
Washington, Andrew (2) Texas   Jan. 1893 - Jan. 1894  
Washington, George Arkansas   Aug. 1870 - July 1874  
Washington, Sam Texas Unknown Texas Pvt. Indian Scouts
Nov. 1893 - July 1914
 
White, Lewis North Carolina   Feb. 1874 - June 1884  
Williams, Charles Texas   Sept. 1883 - Sept. 1884  
Williams, Bill Texas   Nov. 1882 - Feb. 1907 Retired - Private
Williams, Henry North Carolina   Sept. 1882 - Sept. 1884 Discharged - Dept. Order
Williams, Jim Arkansas   May 1874 - Jan. 1876  
Wilson, Ariel Mexico   Oct. 1874 -April 1877  
Wilson, Ben Sr. Arkansas   Aug. 1871 - Jan. 1888  
Wilson, Ben (2) Mexico   Oct. 1871 - Feb. 1894 Discharged without honor
Wilson, Bristow Mexico   Oct. 1877 - Aug. 1884  
Wilson, Billy Texas   Jan. 1893 - Aug. 1914 Termination of Scouts
Wilson, Cuff Mexico   Dec. 1882 - Aug. 1884 Discharged - Dept. Order
Wilson, Cuffy Mexico   Oct. 1871 - April 1874  
Wilson, Isaac Texas   Mar. 1907 - Sept. 1914 Termination of Scouts
Wilson, James Mexico   Oct. 1871 - June 1875  
Wilson, Jasper Mexico   Jan. 1893 - Nov. 1894  
Wilson, Kelina Arkansas   Aug. 1871 - Sept. 1872  
Wilson, Peter Arkansas   Oct. 1871 - Oct. 1873  
Wilson, Tony Texas 19 Apr 1938 Texas Pvt. Indian Scouts
Jan. 1893 - Jan. 1895
 
Wilson, Tony Arkansas   Oct. 1871 - Dec. 1882  
Wilson, William Sr. Louisiana   Sept. 1872 Jan. 1887  
Wilson, William Texas   Apr. 1894 - Sept. 1914 Termination of Scouts
Wood, John Florida   Aug. 1870 - Nov. 1870 Deserted
Woryer, Henry Mexico   Dec. 1882 - Aug. 1884  

 

Black Seminole Scouts

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Footprints Along The Border

Miss Charles Speaks

The Black Watch of Texas

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and the Seminole Negro Scouts

The Seminole Negro Indian Scouts
by Kenneth Wiggins Porter

The Hawkins' Negroes Go To Mexico
by Kenneth Wiggins Porter

Orders Disbanding the Seminole Negro Indian Scouts

 

 

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