Cayuse War

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Cayuse War (1847-1855) - Began with the "Whitman Massacre" in Nov 1847 and ended with the surrender, trial and execution of five of the accused Cayuse murderers on 3 Jun 1850. The Indians were finally defeated and placed on a reservation with the Umatilla Indians in 1855.

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  • Converse, George L., A Military History of the Columbia Valley: 1848-1865, Pioneer Press Books, Walla Walla, Washington, 1988, ISBN 0-936546-16-6
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