Appendix B Warfare and Invasions
slave hunting expedition, took 70 Cusabo Indians (SC)
1540 DeSotos expedition, he was brutal to the Indians and destroyed a great number of the Yuchi.
1566 1567 - The Catawba declined from disease, liquor and constant warfare.
1579 Cusabo (SC) Indian town destroyed by Spanish.
towns burned (
The Eno greatly resisted the advance of the Spanish (Lawson, 1709).
1605-1606 Nauset Indians (
1614 Hunt sold Nauset tribal members into slavery.
1617 Massachuset tribe reduced by war with neighbor tribe and pestilence.
1637 600 Pequot (CT)
killed in attack by whites, the survivors kept as slaves of whites or sold into
1642 1678 - Nanticote war with the colonists (
1650 Neutrals destroyed by Iroquois (NY).
1656 Powhatan (VA) defeated by Manahoac Indians.
1671-1676 Cusabo (SC) at war with colonists.
1675 Conoy (MD) attacked by Susquehanna.
1675 In a war with the colonists, the Narranganset (RI) were massacred which ended the tribe.
1676 After chronic warfare for decades, the Iroquois conquered the Susquehanna (NY, PA).
1683 Winyaw in SC raided by colonists for slaves.
1693 Cusabo and colonist war (SC).
1696 The Coree (NC) greatly reduced before 1696 by a war with another native people.
1700 Lawson states that Sewee (SC) were once a tribe with a large population but by 1700 they were wasted by smallpox and alcohol and a large number of men had been lost at sea in an attempt to open closer trade relations with England. The Yamasee War in 1715 finished destroying them.
1704 English and Creek
destroy Apalachee town in
1706-1707 Apalachicola (FL) carried off by English and Indian allies.
1711 1713 - Tuscarora War NC and SC tribes, devastated a great many tribes, survivors sold into slavery.
1711 Pamlico in NC destroyed by the Tuscarora, some may have been taken as Tuscarora slaves.
1715 Yamasee War, SC and part of NC.
1715 Apalachee (Georgia) involved in Yamasee War.
1715 Wateree (SC) devastated by Yamasee War.
1715 Waxhaw (NC/SC border) mostly killed in Yamasee War.
1715 Congaree in Yamasee War, SC.
1715 Yamasee War ended the Sewee (SC) and Sugeree (SC, NC) Indians.
1715 After the Yamasee War, most of the Santee Indians (SC) were captured
and sold as slaves to the
1716 Over half of the Congaree (SC) were captured and sent to the
1720 Waccamaw at war with colonists, survivors sold into slavery.
1722 Iroquois agree to stop attacking the Virginia Indians.
1724-1725 - Abnaki are defeated by English colonists in
1754 1795 - The
at war with Cherokee and
1755 Cherokee at war with the Creek (Georgia).
1760 Cherokee at war with SC.
1763 The remnant of the
Susquehanna tribe massacred by whites (
1769 Cherokee defeated by Chicasaw (
1675 Wampanoag (
1780-1794 Cherokee sided with the British in the Revolutionary War.
1835-1839 Tribal removal
to lands west of
Lawson, John (1709) A New Voyage to Carolina Containing the Exact
Description and Natural History of that Country Together with the Present State
thereof and A Journal of a Thousand Miles, Traveld
thro several Nations of Indians Giving a particular Account of their Customs
Manners, etc. by John Lawson, Gent. Surveyor-General of
 From John Lawsons report, no date or location given, was probably south of where the Eno were in NC at the time Lawson lived among them.