Canby's Cross

No longer exists
Lava Beds National Monument, S of Tule Lake, CA

Modoc Indian War battle site

Description 

"CANBY'S CROSS-1873 - General E. R. S. Canby was murdered here in April 1873 while holding a peace parley with Captain Jack and Indian chiefs under a flag of truce. Eleazer Thomas, peace commissioner, was likewise slain." - California Historic Landmark No.110

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2019: Added by Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody