The Ute War: a History of the White Thomas F. Dawson and F. J. V. Skiff, E. V. Sumner & Thomas Sturgis The Ute War: a History of the White River Massacre by Thomas F. Dawson and F. J. V. Skiff, Besieged By the Utes: the Massacre of 1879 by E. V. Sumner & The Ute War of 1879 by Thomas Sturgis The last war cry of the Utes of Colorado
The conflict between the White River Ute Indians of Colorado and the United States Army was the last Indian conflict in the region. In 1879, the Utes were a..
Sarah L. Larimer The Ordeals of an American Pioneer Woman Captured by Indians in 1864 A famous account of abduction and escape from hostile Indians in the old West
In July, 1864 hostile Oglala Sioux Indians attacked the wagon train of the pioneering Kelly and Larimer families approx..
James Moore The Massacre & Captivity of Settlers in Virginia by Indians, 1786 A tragedy of Virginian colonial frontier
In the summer of 1786 a large war party of Shawnee Indians entered Abb’s Valley, Virginia, and descended on the household of militia officer Captain John Mo..
James E. Seaver The Ordeals and Life of a Young Settler Girl Captured by Indians During the French and Indian War ‘Little woman of great courage’-the life of Mary Jemison
Mary Jemison’s is a remarkable story. Born in 1743, she was captured by Indians whilst in her teenage years. Her family had emigrated from I..
Abbie Gardner-Sharp The Raid of the Santee Sioux Against the Iowa Frontier Settlements, 1857 The last Indian raid in Iowa
The winter of 1856-7 was a particularly severe one in Iowa, with prolonged heavy snowfall across the region. In March 1857 a chronic shortage of game and other food per..
Royal B. Stratton The Capture & Captivity of Two Young American Women in the 1850s by the Apache Indians The incredible story of the girl with the face tattoo
The story of the Oatman girls, Olive and Mary Ann, is one of the most famous accounts of the abduction of white women by indigenous Indians in ..
John Franklin Meginness The Story of a Quaker Girl's Abduction and Life Among the Miami Indians Life among the Indians
Young Frances Slocum was one of a family of peaceful Quakers from the Wyoming Valley, but latterly living in Lenape, Pennsylvania when, in 1778, aged just five years old, she..
William W. Fowler The Exploits of Dozens of Pioneer Women of the United States The exceptional women who helped build a nation
There can be little doubt in the minds of anyone who has an interest in the history of the pioneers of the emergent American nation of the huge, sign..
Cynthia Ann Parker and Others The Narratives of Seven Women Taken Prisoner by the Plains Indians of the American West
Cynthia Ann Parker the Story of Her Capture Mrs. J. E. De Camp Sweet’s Narrative of Her Captivity in the Sioux Outbreak of 1862 Th Taken by the Indians of the West
As the inexorable passage of pioneer immigrants pushed westward into the vastness of the American wilderness it was inevitable that the new settlers would collide w..
Fanny Kelly The Ordeal of a Pioneer Woman Crossing the Western Plains in 1864 An amazing account of the survival of an American lady among hostile Indians
This is a remarkable story of one woman's ordeal and a testament of extraordinary feminine endurance. Mrs Kelly was one ..