New Mexico Indian Battles

 

Apache Warrior by Herman Wendleborg Hansen

Apache Warrior by Herman Wendleborg Hansen

Apache War of 1854

Apache Wars (1854-1886)

Battle of Cookes Canyon (1861)

Battle of Cookes Spring (1857)

Battle of Carrizo Canyon (1881)

Battle of Cieneguilla (1854)

Battle of Devil’s Creek (1885)

Battle of Hembrillo Basin (1880)

Battle of Fort Tularosa (1880)

Battle of Little Dry Creek (1885)

Battle of Ojo Caliente Canyon (1854)

Battle of the Pecos River(1864)

Battle of Pinos Altos (1861)

Battle of Placito (1861)

Battle at Turley’s Mill (1847)

General Carleton’s Operations in New Mexico (1862-1866)

Fort Union, New Mexico and the Mescalero Apache (1867)

Kiowa & Comanche Fight the Troops at Fort Union, New Mexico  (1851-1861)

Taos Revolt (1847)

Tiguex War (1540-1541)

Wagon Mound Massacre, New Mexico (1850)

White Massacre on the Santa Fe Trail (1849)

 

The Battle of Taos in 1847, during the Mexican-American War, depicting the death of Captain John H.K. Burgwin during the siege of the Taos pueblo.

The Battle of Taos in 1847, during the Mexican-American War, depicting the death of Captain John H.K. Burgwin during the siege of the Taos Pueblo.

 

Compiled by Kathy Weiser-Alexander, updated December 2020.

Also See:

Indian War Timeline

Indian Wars, Battles & Massacres

Military Campaigns of the Indian Wars

Indian Wars of the Frontier West by Emerson Hough

Winning The West: The Army In The Indian Wars

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