Lieutenant Colonel John Jumper

Lieutenant Colonel John Jumper 1st Regiment Seminole Mounted Volunteers CSA

The Confederacy paid John Jumper the compliment of making him a Lieutenant Colonel, The order read:

“The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, That the President of the CSA be authorized to present to Hemha Micco or John Jumper, a commission conferring upon him the honorary title of Lieutenant-Colonel of the Army…but without creating or imposing the duties of the actual service or command or pay, as a complimentary mark of honor, and a token of good will and confidence to his friendship, good faith, and loyalty to the government.”

The monument to John Jumper resides at the Seminole Nation Museum, Wewoka, OK


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