Sept. 14, 2022

Captain Jack & the Modoc War | Part 1

Captain Jack & the Modoc War | Part 1

In 1874 Kintpuash – better known as Captain Jack - led his small band of the Modoc people off of a reservation in southern Oregon and back to their homeland in Northern California. What occurred after would be one of the most expensive wars ever...


In 1874 Kintpuash – better known as Captain Jack - led his small band of the Modoc people off of a reservation in southern Oregon and back to their homeland in Northern California. What occurred after would be one of the most expensive wars ever fought on U.S. soil; one which pitted just 50 to 60 Modoc warriors against nearly a thousand U.S. troops and volunteers. 

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Modoc Nation - https://modocnation.com/

 

The California Genocide - https://fullertonobserver.com/2020/07/07/the-california-native-american-genocide/

 

Bloody Point sources - https://www.nps.gov/parkhistory/online_books/labe/endnotes.htm