Tag Archives: American Indian Wars

November 12 This day during the Creek War

November 12, 1813 – Canoe Fight was a famous engagement fought on November 12, 1813, as part of the Creek War. It occurred near the mouth of Randons Creek on the Alabama River, between modern Clarke and Monroe counties. During … Continue reading

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November 10 This day during the Texas-Indian Wars

November 10, 1837 – Battle of Stone Houses was a skirmish between Texas Rangers and a band of Kichai Indians which took place on November 10, 1837. The skirmish, which took place ten miles south of what is now Windthorst, … Continue reading

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November 9 This day during the American Indian Wars

November 9, 1855 – The Battle of Union Gap was the second engagement of the Yakima War, fought on November 9 and 10, 1855. It began when a large force of about 700 American soldiers, under Major Gabriel J. Rains, … Continue reading

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November 5 This day during the Apache Indian War

November 5, 1871 – The Wickenburg Massacre was the November 5, 1871, murder of six stagecoach passengers en route from Wickenburg, Arizona Territory, westbound for San Bernardino, California, on the La Paz road. In mid-morning, about six miles from Wickenburg, … Continue reading

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November 4 This day during the Northwest Indian War

November 4, 1791 – Battle of the Wabash also known as St. Clair’s Defeat was fought on November 4, 1791 in the Northwest Territory between the United States and the Western Confederacy of American Indians, as part of the Northwest … Continue reading

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November 2 This day during the Apache Indian War

November 2, 1889 – Kelvin Grade Massacre was an incident that occurred in November 1889 when a group of Apache renegades escaped from police custody near Globe, Arizona. The escape resulted in the deaths of two policemen and triggered one … Continue reading

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November 1 This Day During The Yavapai Wars

November 1, 1874 – Battle of Sunset Pass was fought in November 1874 during the Yavapai War. Following the theft of livestock by a band of Tonto Apaches, a troop of United States Army soldiers was dispatched to track the … Continue reading

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