Category: American Indian Wars

Categories: United States Military History | Native American History

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NOTE: This is intended as a roll up category for individual wars/conflicts of the Native North American tribes. Individual profiles should be added to the specific war if possible, and only added to this category if no other information is known.

American Indian Wars

From the very beginning, the process of European settlement of what would later become United States territory was accompanied by armed conflicts that periodically erupted between the natives and the settlers in the areas that were being colonized.

17th Century

Jamestown Massacre of 1622
Pequot War of 1637
Anglo-Powhatan Wars (1610-14, 1622-32, 1644-46)
King Philip's War (1675-78)
King William's War (1688-97)

18th Century

Queen Anne's War (1702-1713)
Tuscarora War (1711-15)
Yamasee War (1715-1717)
Dummer's War (1722-1725)
French and Indian War (1754-1763)
Draper's Meadow Massacre (1755)
Pontiac's Rebellion (1763)
Lord Dunmore's War (1774)
Frontier warfare during the American Revolution, which included:
Chickamauga Wars (1776-1794)
Battle of Oriskany (1777)
Wyoming Valley Massacre (1778)
Cherry Valley Massacre (1778)
Sullivan Expedition (1779)
Battle of Blue Licks (1782)
Northwest Indian War (1785-1795)
Nickajack Expedition (1794)

19th Century

Sabine Expedition (1806)
Category: War of 1812, which included:
Tecumseh's War (1811-13)
Peoria War (1813)
Creek War (1813-14)
Seminole Wars (1812, 1817-18, 1835-42, 1855-58)
Arikara War (1823)
Fever River War (1827)
Le Fevre Indian War (1827)
Black Hawk War (1832)
Pawnee Indian Territory Campaign (1834)
Cherokee Disturbances, aka The Trail of Tears (1836-1839)
Creek War of 1836, aka Second Creek War or Creek Alabama Uprising (1835-37)
Missouri-Iowa Border War (1836)
Texas-Indian Wars (1836-1877)
Southwestern Frontier (Sabine) disturbances (no fighting) (1836-37)
Osage Indian War (1837)
Cayuse War (1848-55)
Southwest Indian Wars (1849-63)
Navajo Wars (1849-66)
Long Walk of the Navajo (1863-68)
Apache Wars (1851, 1854-55, 1860, 1861-72, 1873, 1885-86)
Yuma War (1850-53)
Yuma Expedition (1851-52)
Utah Indian Wars (1851-53)
Walker War (1853)
Mohave War (1858)
California Indian Wars (1850-66)
Gila Expedition (1850)
Mariposa War (1850-51)
Klamath and Salmon River Indian War (1855)
Tule River War (1856)
Mendocino War (1858)
Pitt River Expedition (1859)
Bald Hills War 1858-1864
Owens Valley Indian War (1862-65)
Pitt River Expedition (1850)
Grattan Massacre (1855)
Yakima War (1855)
Winnas Expedition (1855)
Klickitat War (1855)
Puget Sound War (1855-56)
Rogue River Wars (1855-56)
Tintic War (1856)
Mountain Meadows Massacre (1857)
Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-Paloos War (1858)
Pecos Expedition (1859)
Antelope Hills Expedition (1859)
Bear River Expedition (1859)
Paiute War (1860)
Kiowa-Comanche War (1860)
Cheyenne Campaign (1861-1864)
Dakota War of 1862 (1862)
Bear River Massacre (1863)
Colorado War (1863-65)
Goshute War (1863)
Skirmishes between 1st Cavalry Regiment (United States) and Indians 1849; 1854; 1866-71; 1877; 1885; 1890
Kidder Massacre (1867) (See Second Cavalry Regiment)
Snake War (1864-68)
Utah's Black Hawk War (1865-72)
Red Cloud's War (1866-68)
Comanche Wars (1867-75)
Battle of Washita River (68)
Marias Massacre (1870)
Modoc War (1872-73)
Red River War (1874)
Apache Wars (1873, 1885-86)
Eastern Navada Expedition (1875)
Black Hills War (1876-77)
Nez Percé War (1877)
Paiute Indian troubles (1878)
Bannock War (1878)
Cheyenne War (1878-79)
Sheepeater Indian War (1879)
White River War (1879)
Ghost Dance War (1890-91)
Wounded Knee Massacre (1890)
Battle of Leech Lake (1898)

20th Century

New Mexico Navajo War (1913)
Colorado Paiute War (1915)


American Indian Wars


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Subcategories (117)


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Person Profiles (110)

A

abt 05 Oct 1823 LeBoeuf, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States - bef 26 Dec 1907 photo
abt 1795 Vergennes, Addison, Vermont, United States - Dec 1859 photo
26 Nov 1777 Richland Creek, Edgefield, South Carolina, United States - 04 Feb 1857
14 Jun 1836 Florence, Huron, Ohio, United States - 08 Dec 1914
08 Dec 1819 Chatham, Georgia, United States - 07 Sep 1878
abt 1849 Meigs, Ohio, United States - 03 Jun 1928 photo
06 Jan 1868 Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States - 15 Jul 1929

B

20 Aug 1857 Alabama - abt 29 Jul 1922 photo
abt 1756 Fairfield, Fairfield Connecticut colony - 03 Jul 1778
abt 1735 Cowpasture River, Bath, Colony of Virginia - 14 Feb 1811
bef 1830 Florida - 16 Jul 1902
abt 1802 Florida photo
abt 1861 Laguna, Mexico - 03 Jul 1934
abt 1818 Georgia, United States - 29 Jun 1862
07 Nov 1831 Gasconade, Missouri, United States - 02 Feb 1902
11 Oct 1870 Warsaw, Wyoming, New York, United States - 28 Jul 1957
06 Jan 1848 Stouts Grove, McLean, Illinois, United States - 02 Nov 1921
abt 1758 Maryland - 03 Mar 1818 photo
abt 1653 Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony - 02 Aug 1730 photo

C

abt 1694 Antrim, Ireland
05 Aug 1846 Cherry Valley, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States - 15 Nov 1924 photo
01 Sep 1807 United States - 04 May 1894
08 Aug 1734 Coomes Purchase, Charles, Maryland - 06 Nov 1824 photo
abt 1814 - abt 1852
bef 03 May 1616 Salisbury, Wiltshire, England - 22 Feb 1687 photo

D

31 Jul 1840 Athens, Greene, New York, USA - 16 Nov 1935 photo
25 Sep 1850 Ohio County, West Virginia USA - 09 Mar 1913 photo
26 Jun 1819 Ballston Spa, New York, USA - 26 Jan 1893 photo
1803 Barnwell, South Carolina - 05 Oct 1851
20 Jan 1832 Missouri, United States - 28 Nov 1868

E

13 Apr 1792 Clark, Kentucky, United States - 21 Dec 1880
12 Sep 1849 Bath County, Kentucky - 05 Feb 1945
22 May 1798 Scott, Virginia, United States - 18 Dec 1860

F

abt 1809 Florida photo
1849 Arkansas, United States - 29 Mar 1928 photo
1760 Bedford, Colony of Virginia - 11 Mar 1851 photo
1765 Greenbrier, Colony of Virginia - 1802 photo
25 Jan 1701 Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay - 09 Apr 1776

G

07 Jul 1826 Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States - 06 Jan 1892 photo
08 Jul 1826 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - 31 Aug 1911 photo
08 Jun 1825 Bulloch, Georgia, United States - 02 Nov 1897

H

1726 Harris' Ferry, Pennsylvania Colony - 29 Jul 1791 photo
1817 Bryon, Georgia, United States - 10 Dec 1888
13 Jan 1798 Connecticut, United States - 24 Feb 1887
16 Jan 1804 North Carolina, United States - 18 Nov 1870
1807 Pitt, North Carolina, United States - 27 Nov 1877
29 Jun 1740 Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut - Apr 1834 photo
abt 1829 Colorado Territory - aft 07 Apr 1894 photo
18 May 1818 Jones Cove, Sevier, Southwest Territory - 15 Jan 1879 photo
22 Aug 1864 Overton, Rusk County, Texas - 19 Sep 1926

J

26 Mar 1823 Emanuel, Georgia, United States - 17 Nov 1863
1805 Onslow, North Carolina, United States - 27 Jun 1857

K

15 Apr 1853 Marion, McDowell, North Carolina, United States - 18 Jul 1926
20 Nov 1659 Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire - 21 Jan 1733
1790 Pitt, North Carolina, United States - 1858

L

02 May 1807 Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina - abt 06 Apr 1876
abt 04 Jan 1669 France photo
03 Nov 1818 Knox County, Kentucky - 25 Nov 1899
22 Dec 1751 Botetourt, Botetourt, Virginia - 24 Feb 1843 photo
19 Feb 1795 Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States - 29 Oct 1832
26 Jul 1873 Colon, Saunders, Nebraska, United States - 17 May 1957 photo

M

Dec 1758 Stoney Run, Augusta (Rockingham) County, Virginia - 17 Aug 1840
05 Nov 1832 Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada - 07 Sep 1925 photo
16 Feb 1858 Carters Bridge, Virginia, United States - 02 May 1925 photo
1848 Belfast, Ireland - aft 1881 photo
1850 Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States - aft 1873
abt 1803 Black Hills, Dakota Territory - 27 Nov 1868 photo
01 Jan 1855 Canada East - 14 Feb 1948 photo

N

1810 - 08 Feb 1876
1845 Oklahoma, United States - abt 1911 photo

P

aft 1755 Augusta, Virginia - 24 Jun 1833 photo
Aug 1850 Arkansas Indian Territory - 12 Sep 1918
26 Sep 1847 Mexico - 26 Sep 1930
13 Sep 1860 Laclede, Missouri, United States - 15 Jul 1948 photo

P cont.

29 Aug 1790 Hillsborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States - 01 Apr 1850 photo
abt 1586 Manafon, Montgomeryshire, Wales - Sep 1628 photo

R

16 Nov 1816 Rising Sun, Ohio, Indiana, USA - 11 Sep 1906
1779 Kaposia, Northwest Territory, United States - 18 Mar 1846 photo
23 Nov 1698 Marlborough, Middlesex, Province of Massachusetts Bay - abt 1778
08 Sep 1810 North Carolina, USA - 12 Nov 1882 photo
1780 North Carolina, United States - aft 1850
27 Nov 1787 St. Mary's County, Maryland - 06 Jun 1853 photo
18 Mar 1818 - abt 1905
04 Jun 1810 Camden, Georgia, United States - 22 Apr 1915 photo

S

15 Oct 1852 Stoddard, Missouri, USA - 18 Mar 1948
29 Sep 1835 Alsace, France - 17 Dec 1932
17 Aug 1837 Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States - 11 Nov 1920
26 Oct 1682 Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut - 10 Apr 1766
29 Nov 1833 Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom - 21 Nov 1921 photo
1800 Burke, Georgia, United States - 1875
11 Sep 1827 Roxbury, Washington, Vermont, USA - 05 Jul 1886 photo

T

1813 - 1875
02 Mar 1822 Appling, Georgia, United States - 22 Feb 1895
bef 24 Apr 1624 Forncett St Peter, Norfolk, England - 19 Feb 1693 photo

V

1787 Johnston County, North Carolina, USA - 13 May 1871 photo
1805 Black Hills, Dakota Territory - 29 Nov 1864 photo

W

abt 1798 Pitt County, North Carolina, United States - abt 1870
1848 Arkansas, United States - 24 May 1911 photo
abt 1781 Coosada, Elmore County, Alabama, USA - 24 Mar 1824 photo
1802 Barnwell District, South Carolina, United States - 1845 photo
08 May 1833 Providence, Rhode Island - 18 Jun 1903
24 Sep 1848 Buckingham County, Virginia - 29 Sep 1917
abt 1643 Lanchester, Durham, England - 27 Aug 1727
Apr 1766 Virginia - 11 Oct 1852 photo
10 Jan 1850 Janesville, Wisconsin, United States - 18 Oct 1927
1799 Liberty, Georgia, United States - 1873
abt Oct 1856 Clinton, Kentucky, USA - abt 1934
abt 1722 Whitehall, Lehigh, Pennsylvania - 03 Jul 1778 photo
16 Oct 1850 Mount Vernon, Kennebec, Maine, United States - 21 Jan 1932




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