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Obscure Wars 

Have an ancestor who fought in some "war" you never heard of?  Here's a list of the war's fought mostly on North American soil.  I've never heard of some of them.

Thanks to Dan Burrows for compiling and sharing!!

WAR DATES AREA
French-Spanish 1565-67 Florida
English-French 1613-1629 Canada
Anglo-French 1629 St. Lawrence River
Pequot War 1636-37 New England
??? 1640-45 New Netherland
Iroquois 1642-53 New England/ Acadia
Anglo-Dutch July 1653 New Netherland
Bacon's Rebellion 1675-76 Virginia
King Philip's 1675-76 New England
War In North 1676-78 Maine
Culpepper's Reb'n 1677-80 Carolinas
Leisler's Rebellion 1688-91 New England
Revolution in MD 1689 Maryland
Glorious Revolution 1689 New England
King Willliam's War 1689-97 Canada
Queen Anne's 1702-13 New England
Tuscarora 1711-12 Virginia
Jenkin's Ear 1739-42 Florida
King George's 1740 GA & VA
Louisbourg 1745 New England
Fort Necessity 1754 Ohio
Anglo-French 1755-58 Canada
French & Indian 1754-63 New Eng;VA
Siege of Quebec 1759 Canada
American Revolution 1775-83 USA
Wyoming Valley 1782-87 Pennsylvania
Shay's Rebellion 12/1786-1/1787 Massachusetts
Whiskey Insurrection 1794 Pennsylvania
Northwestern Indian 1790-95 Ohio
War with France 1798-1800 Naval
War with Tripoli (Naval) 1801-05 North Coast Africa
Burr's Insurrection 1806-1807 South Mississippi Valley
Chesapeake (Naval) 1807 Virginia
Northwestern Indian 1811 Indiana
Florida Seminole Indian 1812 FL  (GA Volunteers)
War of 1812 1812-15 General
Peoria Indian 1813 Illinois
Creek Indian 1813-14 South
Lafitte's Pirates 1814 Local
Barbary Pirates 1815 North Coast Africa
Seminole Indian 1817-18 FL & GA
Lafitte's Pirates 1821 Galveston
Arickaree Indian 1823 Missouri River/Dakota Territory
Fever River Indian 1827 Illinois
Winnebago Indian 1827 Wisonsin
Sac & Fox Indian 1831 Illinois
Black Hawk 1832 Illinois & Wisconsin
Toledo 1835-36 Ohio & Michagan
Texan 1835-36 Texas
Indian Stream 1835-36 New Hampshire
Creek Indian 1836-37 Georgia & Alabama
Florida (Seminole) 1835-42 FL GA & AL
Sabine / Southwestern 1836-37 Louisiana/Indian Territory
Cherokee 1836-38 ---
Osage Indian 1837 Missouri
Heatherly Disturbance 1836 Missouri
Mormon 1838 Missouri
Aroostook 1839 Maine
Dorr's Rebellion 1842 Rhode Island
Mormon 1844 Illinois
Mexican 1846-1848 Mexico
Cayuse Indian 1847-48 Oregon
TX & NM Indian 1849-55 ---
California Indian 1851-52 ---
Utah Indian 1850-53 ---
Rogue River Indian 1851,1853,1856 Oregon
Oregon Indian 1854 Oregon
Nicaraguan 1854-58 Naval
Kansas Troubles 1854-59 Kansas
Yakima Indian 1855 Local
Klamath & Salmon Indian 1855 Oregon & Idaho River
Florida Indian 1855-58 Florida
John Brown's Raid 1859 VA
War of Rebellion 1860-65 General
Cheyenne 1861-64 Local
Sioux 1862-63 Minnesota
Indian Campaign 1865-68 OR ID CA
Fenian Invasion of Canada 1866 From New England
Indian Campaign 1867-69 KS CO & Ind. Terr.
Modoc Indian 1872-73 OR CA
Apaches 1873 Arizona
Indian Campaigns 1874-75 KS CO TX NM & Ind. Terr.
Cheyenne & Sioux 1876-77 Dakota
Nez Perce 1877 Idaho
Bannock 1878 ID Wash. Terr. & Wyoming Terr.
White River (Ute Indians) 1879 Utah & Colorado
Cheyenne 1878-79 Dakota & Montana
Spanish-American 1898-99 Cuba
Philippine Insurrection 1899-1902 Philippine Islands