Sniping Raids on the Chickasaws

Brad Lieb

Weakened and embarrassed by their defeats, the French removed Bienville as governor of Louisiana and spent the next few years developing a large-scale attack on the Chickasaws. Instead of enjoying a respite, however, the Chickasaws endured devastating sniping raids by other Indians allied with the French.

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