A group of Modoc warriors defeats the United States Army in the First Battle of the Stronghold, part of the Modoc War.

The Modoc are a Native American people who originally lived in the area which is now northeastern California and central Southern Oregon. They are currently divided between Oregon and Oklahoma and are enrolled in either of two federally recognized tribes, the Klamath Tribes in Oregon and the Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma, now known as the Modoc Nation.

A group of Modoc warriors defeats the United States Army in the First Battle of the Stronghold, part of the Modoc War.

January 17, 1873

A group of Modoc warriors defeats the United States Army in the First Battle of the Stronghold, part of the Modoc War.

The Modoc are a Native American people who originally lived in the area which is now northeastern California and central Southern Oregon. They are currently divided between Oregon and Oklahoma and are enrolled in either of two federally recognized tribes, the Klamath Tribes in Oregon and the Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma, now known as the Modoc Nation.