I was trying to put Osceola into perspective, and found myself wondering if a population center that large and within the United States had ever before been burned to the ground. I don't thing Buffalo, New York was that large at the time it was burned in the Revolutionary War. I don't think residential areas were burned when the British burned D.C. Atlanta was a bigger case of arson, but that came later. Perhpas there were some Native American villages that large that were burned, but I couldn't think of any single village that large. Can someone point to similar or larger occurences prior to Lane "pitching into" Osceola? Thanks.