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Indian Wars Timeline in The Weeks… 1804-1909
Here are most of the references to The Indian Wars:
causes, named or major fights, also some of the major players in the wars
appearing in The Old West Daily Reader; in date order.
These events are only the more notable of the conflicts; there were literally thousands of “incidents” in all the years of the wars.
If you discover an event in The Weeks, not listed here, please email me.
Week Date Remarks
24 06/13/1832 The Blackhawk War
- Fox [Meskwaki, Potawatomis, Sauk.
20 05/20/1836 The Fort Parker Massacre
- Comanche [six entries]
25 06/19/1837 Rachael Plummer
40 10/05/1838 The Kilough Massacre
- Seventeen dead, Eight, missing and presumed dead.
12 03/19/1840 The Council House Fight (massacre)