Indian Wars by Tribe and Year

There are probably more wars, uprisings, and campaigns with the Indians and as I add more pages to the site they will also be added here.      

DateWarTribe, State, or Where Fought
1636-1638Pequot WarConnecticut Valley
1675-1676King Philip’s WarWampanoag and Narragansett, Southern New England
1675-l676Bacon’s RebellionSusquehannock, Maryland
1711-1713Tuscarora WarNorth Carolina
1715-1716Yamassee WarSouth Carolina
1754-1763French and Indian WarIroquois, Algonquian
1774Lord Dunmore’s WarShawnees, Ohio Valley
1774-1784 American Revolutionary War
1779Six Nations WarIroquois, Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania
1790-1795Little Turtle’s WarMingo, Miami, Wyandot, Delaware, Potawatomi, Shawnee, Chippewa, and Ottawa Indians of Old Northwest.
1811-1813 War with Shawnee, Potawatomi, Winnebago, Chippewa, and Wyandot Indians in Indiana
1813Peoria Indian WarIllinois
1813-1814Creek Indian WarAlabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee
1817-1818First Seminole WarGeorgia and Florida
1823 Campaign against Arikara Indians, upper Missouri River
1827La Fevre Indian WarWinnebago in Wisconsin
1832Black Hawk’s WarSac and Fox Indians in Illinois and Wisconsin
1834 Expedition against Pawnees in Indian Territory
1835-1842Second Seminole WarFlorida, Georgia and Alabama
1837 Osage Indians in Missouri
1847-l850 Cayuse Indians in Oregon
1850-1851Mariposa WarMiwok and Yokut in California
1851-1852 Yuma and Mohave uprisings in California and Arizona
1854 Campaign against Jicarilla Apaches in New Mexico
 Rogue River WarTakelma and Tututni Indians in Oregon
1855-1856 Yakima, Walla Walla, Umatilla, and Cayuse Indians in Washington Territory
1855-1858Third Seminole WarFlorida
1858 Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, Palouse, Yakima, and Northern Paiute Indians in Washington Territory
1860Pyramid Lake WarPaiute Indians in Nevada
1861-1886 Campaign against Apaches in New Mexico and Arizona
1862-1863 Dakotas in Minnesota and Dakota Territory
1863 Shoshone Indians in Utah and Idaho
1863-1866 Navajos in Arizona and New Mexico
1864-1865 Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians in Colorado and Kansas
l865Powder River ExpeditionNorthern plains Indians
1866-1868Snake WarNorthern Paiute in Oregon, Idaho, and California
1866-1868Red Cloud’s WarLakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho Indians in Wyoming and Montana
1868-1869 Cheyenne, Arapaho, Lakota, Kiowa, and Comanche Indians on southern and northern plains
1872-1873 Modoc in Oregon and California
1874-1875Red River WarKiowa, Southern Cheyenne, and Comanche Indians in Indian Territory
1876-1877Black Hills WarLakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho Indians in South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming
1876-1879 Northern Cheyenne Indians in Indian Territory, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana and Dakota Territory
1877 Nez Perce Indians in Idaho
1878 Bannock, Northern Paiute, and Cayuse Indians in Idaho and Washington Territory
1879Sheepeater WarShoshone and Bannock Indians in Idaho
1879 Campaign against Ute Indians in Colorado and Utah

Index of Tribes or Nations

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906.

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