Seminole Indian Scouts Cemetery

$4,485 of $12,000 goal

Raised by 34 people in 10 months
Seminole Indians crossed into Texas from Mexico on July 4, 1870.  Officially mustered into service on August 18, 1870 at Fort Duncan, Eagle Pass, TX.  In July 1872, the scouts were moved to Fort Clark, Brackettville, TX.  On Fort Clark, they lived along the Las Moras Creek on a reservation known as "The Camp".

During their scouting service 1870-1914, not a single scout, out of no more than 25 at a time, was killed or seriously injured.  Four (4) of the scouts were awarded the Medal of Honor for their heroic service:  Sgt., John Ward, Pvt., Pompey Factor, Pvt., Adam Paine, and Pvt., Isaac Payne.

Seminole-Negro Scouts were disbanded in 1914, they and  their families ordered to abandon the Fort Clark their reservation.

Seminole Indian Scout Cemetery established in 1872, is located on FM 3348, 3.1 miles SW of Brackettville, TX.

This fund raiser is organized by, the Absentee Seminole Tribe of Texas , descendants of the Seminole Scouts.  The Absentee Seminole Tribe of Texas , is a Tribal Council managed organization.  The tribe is a non-profit corporation.  Registered as a 501 (C) (3).

Fund are being raised to renovate the historic Seminole Indian Scouts Cemetery entrance.  The cemetery is a Texas historical cemetery.
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Thanks to everyone who has helped. Please consider making a donation to the cemetery project. Proud Seminole United!
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Support of the Seminole Indian Scouts Cemetery project is appreciated.
USA Indian Scouts Texas Guidon
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Run For the Border MC/Car event July 1, 2017. Fundraiser supporting the Seminole Indian Scouts Cemetery project. At Fort Clark Springs, Brackettville, TX 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Join us and support this noble project, and enjoy the Fort Clark Springs parade and fireworks display .
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James Pledger, thanks for your support of the Seminole Indian Scouts Cemetery project.
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$4,485 of $12,000 goal

Raised by 34 people in 10 months
Created April 4, 2017
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$50
Anonymous
6 months ago
$5
Anonymous
7 months ago
SY
$350
Steve & Mary Young
8 months ago (Offline Donation)

Steve & Mary Young thanks for your generous support of the Seminole Indian Scouts Cemetery project.

JP
$25
James Pledger
8 months ago (Offline Donation)

James thanks for supporting the Seminole Indian Scouts Cemetery project.

BT
$200
Buffalo Soldiers MC Killeen TX
8 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thanks for supporting the Seminole Indian Scouts Cemetery project.

FC
$100
Fourth Coates
8 months ago

Keep up the good work Lee!

MR
$100
Mark Riordan
8 months ago

I'm humbled to be able to assist you all. Prayers for reaching your goal.

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