1780 - Indian raids on white outposts

An early English woodcut depicting Indian raids on white settlements

      Foreshadowing fierce contacts that would plague settlers in Texas throughout the 19th century, the Comanche initiate their first raid on a white settlement in Texas.  Meanwhile, far to the north and east, George Rogers Clark, the older brother of William Clark, the explorer, raids Shawnees north of the Ohio River. Click here for more

Shawnee Warriors

 Shawnee warriors in the Ohio Valley were fierce foes.