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  • Autie Reed (1858 - 1876)
    Henry Armstrong Reed (April 27, 1858 – June 25, 1876) was the nephew of George Armstrong Custer, Thomas Custer, and Boston Custer. Although not an official soldier, he was killed along with ...
  • Maj. General William D. Whipple (USA) (1826 - 1902)
    Born at Madison County, New York, in the hamlet of Nelson, August 2, 1826, he was appointed to West Point in 1847, graduating in 1851, ranking near the bottom of his class, a low standing belied by f...
  • Brevet Brig. General Isaac C. Pugh (USA) (1805 - 1874)
    Isaac Campbell Pugh (November 23, 1805-November 19, 1874) was a United States volunteer soldier who was a veteran of the Black Hawk War, Mexican War and American Civil War rising to the rank of Breve...
  • Maj. General John Sedgwick (USA) (1813 - 1864)
    John Sedgwick (September 13, 1813 – May 9, 1864) was a teacher, a career military officer, and a Union Army general in the American Civil War. His death at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court Hou...
  • Richard Warburton (1830 - 1907)
    Find a Grave Birth: Oct. 6, 1829, England Death: Oct. 31, 1907 Tooele Tooele County Utah, USA Family links: Spouse: Emily Atkin Warburton (1830 - 1888)* Children: Mary S Warburto...

Indian Wars is the name used in the United States to describe a series of conflicts between White settlers or the federal government and the native peoples of North America. (This is a Master Project. We need help with expanding and fleshing out this project!)

The wars were the result of the arrival of European colonizers who continuously expanded their territory pushing the indigenous populations westwards. The wars were spurred by ideologies such as Manifest Destiny, that held that Anglo-Saxon Europeans were destined to expand from coast to coast on the American continent, and which resulted in the policy of Indian removal by which Indigenous peoples were removed from the areas where Europeans were settling forcefully or by means of voluntary exchange of territory through treaties.


This is the "master" or "umbrella" project for a series of conflicts, from 1637's Pequot War through the Wounded Knee massacre and "closing" of the American frontier in 1890.

Please create specific subprojects for profiles and be sure to include dates.