AuthorMichael Trevis

Michael has a BA in History & American Studies and an MSc in American History from the University of Edinburgh. He comes from a proud military family and has spent most of his career as an educator in the Middle East and Asia. Please consider reading our editorial policy to understand how and why we publish the resources we do.

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Burleson’s Fight

Part of our in-depth series exploring the forts of Comancheria Ca. 23 December 1850; Loma Alta, Texas: Lt. Edward Burleson was taking his company of Texas Rangers to Fort McIntosh at Laredo. A few miles from the Nueces River in McMullen County...

Yakima War

Part of our in-depth series exploring the Mountain Pacific Forts The following is from the book, Indian Wars, by Bill Yenne. On August 15, three companies of 9th Infantry under Major Robert Garnett and one company of the 4th Infantry Regiment under...

Wynn Hill Fight

Jack County, Texas It was about 1864 that Milton (Dock) Wynn, Buck Sanders, B.L. Henry, Thompson, Frank Lane, Luke Choate, and one or two others who were out cow-hunting near Wynn-Hill, west of Jacksboro, had a bitter engagement with the Indians...