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1873 Modoc War Tour Map

 Collection
Identifier: SHL185

Content Description

A folded tour guide with a map and lists of sites and museums related 1873 Modoc War. Accompanied by small photographs with descriptions. Also: chronological timeline of events and an alphabetical list of historical sites. Created and donated by Daniel Woodhead III in 2009.

Dates

  • Copyright: 2009

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Modoc War was an armed conflict between the Native American Modoc tribe and the United States Army in northeastern California and southeastern Oregon from 1872 to 1873. Captain Jack, also called Kintpuash, led the Modoc warriors out of the Klamath Reservation. This led to various conflicts with the local settlers and the U.S. Army. The final battle took place in the lava beds south of Tule Lake (in present-day Lava Beds National Monument), when the Modocs resisted the more numerous United States Army forces for months. In April 1873 at a Peace Commission meeting, Captain Jack and a few others killed two members of the Commission: General Edward Canby and Reverent Eleazer Thomas, and wounded two others. Captain Jack and three other warriors were executed for that crime. Daniel Woodhead studied and published works about the Modoc War. A copy of his book “Modoc Vengeance” is kept at the Shaw Historical library.

Extent

1 Sheets ([describe boxes, items, etc. here]) ; 17" x 11"

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Modoc War was an armed conflict between the Native American Modoc tribe and the United States Army in northeastern California and southeastern Oregon from 1872 to 1873. Collection contains a tour guide with a map and lists of sites and museums related 1873 Modoc War. Accompanied by small photographs with descriptions. Supplemented by a chronological timeline of events and an alphabetical list of historical sites. Created and donated by Daniel Woodhead III.
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Repository Details

Part of the Oregon Institute of Technology Libraries, Shaw Historical Library Repository

Contact:
3201 Campus Drive
Klamath Falls OR 97603 United States
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