The End of the Modoc War

The End of the Modoc War (HM16ZM)

Location: Ann Arbor, CA 48104 Siskiyou County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 45.894', W 121° 33.39'

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— Lava Beds National Monument —

Through the winter of 1872-1873, a vastly outnumbered group of Modoc Indians resisted attempts by the U.S. Army to remove them from their homeland. Driven from Captain Jack's stronghold, the Modoc moved into this area in mid-April. Intimate knowledge of the land helped the Modoc ambush an Army patrol in the Thomas-Wright Battle and avoid capture for several more weeks. Ongoing disagreements among the Modoc, however, led to a splintering of their group, which brought about their eventual defeat. Modoc survivors of the war were exiled to Oklahoma, where many perished and their traditional culture was all but lost.
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HM NumberHM16ZM
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Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 1:37am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 619987 N 4624680
Decimal Degrees41.76490000, -121.55650000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 45.894', W 121° 33.39'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 45' 53.64" N, 121° 33' 23.40" W
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Area Code(s)734, 313, 517, 586
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1100-1150 Hill Rd, Ann Arbor CA 48104, US
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