Military List Of Apache Wars Battles

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List of every major Apache Wars battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Apache Wars battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Apache Wars, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Apache Wars list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Apache Wars battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

Battles include everything from Battle of Apache Pass to Victorio's War.
Antelope Hills Expedition is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List Of Apache Wars Battles
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The Antelope Hills expedition was a campaign from January 1858 to May 1858 by the Texas Rangers and members of other allied native American tribes against Comanche and Kiowa villages in the Comancheria. It began in western Texas and ending in a series of fights with the Comanche tribe on May 12, 1858 at a place called Antelope Hills by Little Robe Creek, a tributary of the Canadian River in what is now Oklahoma. The hills are also called the "South Canadians," as they surround the Canadian River. The fighting on May 12, 1858 is often called the Battle of Little Robe Creek. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Antelope Hills, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States of America

Part of: Apache Wars, American Indian Wars

Combatants: Shawnee

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Battle of Apache Pass is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of Apache Wars Battles
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The Battle of Apache Pass was fought in 1862 at Apache Pass, Arizona, in the United States, between Apache warriors and the Union volunteers of the California Column as it marched from California to capture Confederate Arizona and to reinforce New Mexico's Union army. It was one of the largest battles between the Americans and the Chiricahua during the Apache Wars. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Arizona, United States of America

Part of: Apache Wars, American Indian Wars, American Civil War

Combatants: Apache, United States of America

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Battle of Big Dry Wash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of Apache Wars Battles
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Battle of Big Dry Wash

The Battle of Big Dry Wash was fought on July 17, 1882, between troops of the United States Army's 3rd Cavalry Regiment and 6th Cavalry Regiment and members of the White Mountain Apache tribe. The location of the battle was called "Big Dry Wash" in Major Evans' official report, but later maps called the location "Big Dry Fork", which is how it is cited in the four Medal of Honor citations that resulted from the battle. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Arizona, United States of America

Part of: Apache Wars

Combatants: United States of America

Battle of Carrizo Canyon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Apache Wars Battles
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Battle of Carrizo Canyon

The Battle of Carrizo Canyon was one of several battles between Apache warriors and United States Cavalry troops in New Mexico Territory. On August 12, 1881 a squad on nineteen 10th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers were attacked by native warriors in Carrizo Canyon. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: New Mexico, United States of America

Part of: Apache Wars, Victorio's War

Combatants: Apache, United States of America