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Pomo Campaign

Part of our in-depth series exploring the Mountain Pacific Forts The following is from the book, Indian Wars, by Bill Yenne. In 1832, a Zacatecan priest named Father Jose Maria Mercado led an ambush of a group of Pomo people that he mistakenly...

Paiute War

Part of our in-depth series exploring the Mountain Pacific Forts The following is from the book, Indian Wars, by Bill Yenne. George Crook was sent to Fort Boise in 1866 as commander of the 23rd Infantry Regiment and tasked with a mission similar to...

Modoc War

Part of our in-depth series exploring the Mountain Pacific Forts The following is from the Picture This, Early California web site. Following the end of the Civil War in 1865, settlement of the West increased rapidly, and the mass movement of...

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