Genealogy: Early Indian Wars 1815-1858, Researching and finding military records

Indian WarsBy Barry J. Ewell
The early Indian wars also known as the old wars refer to conflicts between American settlers or Federal government with Native Americans.  The conflicts include the following:

  • Northwest Indian War 1785-1795
  • Creek War 1813-1814
  • First Seminole War 1817-1818
  • Winnebago War 1827
  • Black Hawk War 1832
  • Second Creek War 1836-1837
  • Cherokee Disturbances and Removal 1836-1939
  • Second Seminole War 1835-1842
  • Third Seminole War 1855-1858

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