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This granite monolith honors Captain John Parkhill who led his men into combat against Indians and was killed in action at Palm Hammock in South Florida while fighting Seminole Indians in 1857. This was during the Third Seminole War and this skirmish which resulted in a defeat for the US Army was the last engagement between the US and the Seminoles in Florida.
[url= http://www.southernhistory.us/palmhammock.htm]John Parkhill[/url]

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