Site Name Langhorne's Ferry/Rufus River, Murray River (1)
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Maraura
Colony SA
Present State/Territory SA
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -34.046,141.277,0
Date Between 1 Dec 1839 and 31 Dec 1839
Attack Time daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 6
Aboriginal People Killed Notes 6+ M
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category unnamed overlanding parties
Attacker Details
Type Of Motive reprisal for allegedly killing livestock
Weapons Used
Sources Burke et al. 2016:135-179 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***