El Dorado Indian War

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El Dorado Indian War (1850–1851) was a conflict between Native Americans and miners and California State Militia in what was then the county of El Dorado in California. [1]

Two California State Militia expeditions against the Indians were organized. The First El Dorado Expedition cost the state, $101,861.65, the Second El Dorado Expedition cost the state, $199,784.59. [2]

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  1. ^ Paolo Sioli, Historical souvenir of El Dorado County, California: with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men & pioneers, Paolo Sioli, Oakland, 1883, pp.157-159.
  2. ^ Comptroller of the State of California, Expenditures for Military Expeditions Against Indians, 1851-1859, (Sacramento: The Comptroller), Secretary of State, California State Archives, Located at “Roster” Comptroller No. 574, Vault, Bin 39.