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HERNANDEZ, Joseph Marion, soldier, born in St. Augustine, Florida; died near Matanzas, Cuba, 8 June, 1857. When Florida was annexed to the United States he became an American citizen, and was elected the first delegate to congress from the territory of Florida, serving from 3 January, 1823, to 3 March, 1825. He was a member of the territorial house of representatives, and was chosen its presiding officer. He was a brigadier-general in the Florida militia, and during the war with the Indians entered the United States service, and served from 1835 till 1838. The expedition that captured the Indian chief Osceola in 1837 was under his command. He was appointed brigadier-general of mounted volunteers in July, 1837, and on 10 September, 1837, took part in an engagement with the Indians near Mosquito inlet.
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