Seminole Indians raid the Georgia/Florida border for yearsDue to the raids, General Andrew Jackson and his troops started patrolling the border and burned any Seminole villages nearby.
More conflicts between Florida and the Seminole
Comanche and Kiowa tribes raid West TexasThe Indians killed many familes in near areas around Fort Belknap and other Western towns.They would burn their homes, steal any homestead, and take children as captives.
A book describing this raid
Sioux, Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes raid NebraskaThese Indian tribes traveled for over two months and raided every area across Nebraska. From Julesburg to Big Sandy, over a span of 400 miles, death and destruction was brought to these unsuspecting people. The families that were attacked were totally surprised. This date is also the start of a series of these raids in 1864.
A historical marker describing the raid
Kiowa tribes raid Liberty Farm along the Little Blue RiverThe Kiowa Indians released 150 oxen and about 80 mules and stole 20 wagons full of liquor. Later that night, they came back to burn these wagons. This was one of the more severe attacks made by these Indians during their reign of destruction in Nebraska. One specific family, the Eubanks, suffered the most from this raid.
The Raid on the Little Blue
Kiowa and Comanches raid Young County, TexasA historical marker that describes the raid on Elm Creek near the Fitzpatrick Ranch
These Indians rode through the Fitzpatrick Ranch, destroying property and killing and injuring over 18 people. A slave, who had lost all of his family, joined the Commanches during this time. Once he was trusted, the slave set his people free from captivity, but was punished harshly.
Indians raid near Denver, ColoradoDue to the fact that Indian groups raided the area for over a year, a colonel named J.M. Chivington gathered up a group of soldiers and attacked a nearby Arapaho and Cheyenne village. They killed as many warriors, women, and children as they could.
A book about the Sand Creek Massacre
Indian tribe kills family in Austin, TexasAn article from the New York Times
The Indians killed the adults, took the children as captives, and also took their horses and other valuable items. They burned the house and camped out near Gainsville that night.
The Kiowas and Comanches leave Fort Sill to step into Texas.The Salt Creek Massacre
Taking their position at Salt Creek Prairie, this group of raiders let the first group of traveling white settlers go by. What the Indians didn't know, was that this group was guarding a general. The next travelers going by, were part of a freighting company. The Indians attacked and killed 8 people in the passing wagon.
Cheyenne tribe members attack people in Comanche countyA horseman rides in with the news of a raid!
The Cheyenne were angered by the white settlers after being moved out of their hunting ground. Following their fellow tribe member,Dull Knife, about 100 Cheyenne went to the president of the cattle ranches' house. They shot him, his wife, and their baby, who did not die but was mortally scared for the remainder of his/her life.
The Cheyenne raid Oberlin, KansasLed by Dull Knife, the Cheyenne killed 40 people from this city in Decatur County, Kansas.
The stories from an early settler