Genealogy Trails

American Wars and Engagements before 1900

Originally Compiled by Elaine Becker, Archivist, Illinois State Archives
Transcribed by K. Torp


War

Dates

Area

French-Spanish

1565-67

Florida

English-French

1613-29

Canada

Anglo-French

1629

St. Lawrence River

Pequot War

1636-37
1640-45

New England
N. Netherland

Iroquois

1642-53

N.E.; Acadia

Anglo-Dutch

July 1653

N. Netherland

Bacon's Rebellion

1675-76

Virginia

King Philip's

1675-76

New England

War in North

1676-78

Maine

Culpepper's Rebellion

1677-80

Carolinas

Leisler's Rebellion

1688-91

New England

Revolution in MD

1689

Maryland

Glorious Revolution

1689

New England

King William's War

1689-97

Canada

Queen Anne's

1702-13

New England

Tuscarora

1711-12

Virginia

Jenkin's Ear

1739-42

Florida

King George's

1740

Georgia & Virginia

Louisbourg

1745

New England

Fort Necessity

1754

Ohio

Anglo-French

1755-58

Canada

French & Indian

1754-63

N.E., Virginia

Siege of Quebec

1759

Canada

American Revolution

1775-83

 

Wyoming Valley

1782-87

Pennsylvania

Shay's Rebellion

Dec. 1786 - Jan. 1787

Massachusetts

Whiskey Insurrection

1794

Pennsylvania

Northwestern Indian

1790-95

Ohio

War with France

1798-1800

(Naval)

War with Tripoli

1801-05

North Coast of Africa
(Naval)

Burr's Insurrection

1806-07

So. Mississippi Valley

Chesapeake

1807

Virginia (Naval)

Northwestern Indian

1811

Indiana

Florida Seminole Indian

1812

Florida (Georgia Volunteers)

War of 1812

1812-15

General

Peoria Indian

1813

Illinois

Creek Indian

1813-14

South

Lafitte's Pirates

1814

Local

Barbary Powers

1815

N.Coast Africa

Seminole Indian

1817-18

FL. & Georgia.

Lafitte's Pirates

1821

Galveston

Arickaree Indian (Rickaree)

1823

Missouri River, Dakota Territory

Fever River Indian

1827

Illinois

Winnebago Indian

1827

Wisconsin

Sac & Fox Indian

1831

Illinois

Black Hawk

1832

Illinois & Wisconsin

Toledo

1835-36

Ohio & Michigan

Texan

1835-36

Texas

Indian Stream

1835-36

New Hampshire

Creek Indian

1836-37

Georgia. & Alabama

Florida (Seminole)

1835-42

FL, Georgia, & Alabama

Sabine/Southwestern Indian

1836-37

Louisiana

Cherokee

1836-38

 

Osage Indian

1837

Missouri

Heatherly Disturbance

1836

Missouri

Mormon

1838

Missouri

Aroostook

1839

Maine

Dorr's Rebellion

1842

Rhode Island

Mormon

1844

Illinois

Mexican

1846-48

Mexico

Cayuse Indian

1847-48

Oregon

TX. & New Mexico Indian

1849-55

 

California Indian

1851-52

 

Utah Indian

1850-53

 

Rogue River Indian

1851, 1853, 1856

Oregon

Oregon Indian

1854

Oregon

Nicaraguan

1854-58

Naval

Kansas Troubles

1854-59

Kansas

Yakima Indian

1855

Local

Klamath & Salmon River Indian

1855

Oregon & Idaho

Florida Indian

1855-58

Florida

John Brown's Raid

1859

Virginia

War of Rebellion

1860-65

General

Cheyenne

1861-64

Local

Sioux

1862-63

Minnesota

Indian Campaign

1865-68

Oregon, Idaho and California

Fenian Invasion of Canada

1866

from New England

Indian Campaign

1867-69

Kansas, Colorado and Indian Territory

Modac Indian

1872-73

Oregon

Apaches

1873

Arizona

Indian Campaigns

1874-75

Kansas, Colorado, Texas,
New Mexico & Indian Territory

Cheyenne & Sioux

1876-77

Dakota

Nez Perce

1877

Utah

Bannock

1878

Idaho, Washington Territory
& Wyoming Territory

White River (Ute Indians)

1879

Utah & Colorado

Cheyenne

1878-79

Dakota & Montana

Spanish-American

1898-99

Cuba

Philippine Insurrection

1899-1902

Philippine Islands


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