E.A. Schwartz is the author of The Rogue River Indian War and Its Aftermath, 1850-1980 (Oklahoma, 1997) and taught American Indian history and the history of the West at California State University, San Marcos, from 1991 until 2010. The University of Missouri in Columbia granted him a Ph.D. in history in 1991.
Rogue River War of 1855-1856
The final Rogue River War began early on the morning of October 8, 1855, when self-styled volunteers attacked Native people in the Rogue Valley. It ended in June 1856 with the removal of most of the Natives in southwestern Oregon to the Coast Reservation, which later became the Siletz …