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  • Cataloger: Nathan
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    • Flanking Canyon of White bird

    • circa 1930s
    • Canyon flanking south extremity of White bird Battlefield. Butte on the skyline is the one that Chief Ollicot was seen to ride from behind by Yellow Wolf, and gallop slowly to the right. The bugler was killed at the base of dark line of rocks...
    • Northernmost Cemetery Butte

    • circa 1930s
    • The battle of White Bird Canyon occurred following several Salmon River raids that alerted General Howard, who then dispatched Capt. Perry with ninety-nine men, mounts, camping equipment, and three days rations. Capt. Perry's orders were to guard...
    • Highest Point At White Bird

    • 4/19/1905
    • As Capt. Perry's forces descended into this draw 6 Nez Perce approached Lieutenant Edward Theller with a white flag. The Lieutenant then had his accompanying bugler inform Capt. Perry of the sighting. Theller's scout, Ad Chapman, fired twice at...
    • Lieutenant Rains Last Stand

    • 4/15/1905
    • Where Indians say Lieutenant Rains and companions made last stand, Nez Perce War, 1877. This picture was identified as the spot where the last of the Lieutenant Rains company was annihilated as stated in Bennet's narrative. The rock formation was...
    • First Clash at White Bird

    • 1905-04-13
    • This photograph depicts the location of the first significant engagement between the U.S. Army and the Nez Perce at White Bird Canyon. On verso of photograph: "The first, fierce clash of Battle occurred on the smooth ground on the right hand side...
    • Looking Down into White Bird (1932)

    • 1932-11-17
    • Image of White Bird canyon as it approaches the Salmon River. After Gen. Howard "showed the rifle" and several settlers had been killed. The Nez Perce and their allies sought refuge at White Bird canyon, the ancient Nez Perce stronghold...
    • White Bird Battlefield Marker [1932]

    • 4/15/1905
    • Marker commemorates the White Bird Battle, where the Nez Perce won a victory on 16th June 1877 against Capt. Perry of the U.S. Army leading 111 men- 11 volunteers stationed to the Rock hills on his left, 40 men from Co. F on the Front ""line"", 40...
    • White Bird Battlefield

    • ca. 1930s
    • Scenic view of the White Bird Battlefield. Following the Charge of Two Moons and the flight of the line, the Nez Perce trapped 19 men, including Lieutenant Theller, against the butte and killed all of them.
    • White Bird Battlefield

    • circa 1930s
    • In the spring of 1877, General O.O. Howard gave an ultimatum to the Nimiipuu, giving them the choice to either relocate to the Nez Perce reservation peacefully or by force. With heavy hearts and little time to gather their horses, cattle, and...
    • Ash Hollow Battlefield on Blue Creek

    • 1931-06-15
    • This battle was the defining engagement of a short war between the U.S. and the Sioux sparked by disputes over violations of the Treaty of Fort Laramie (1851). 600 U.S. soldiers engaged 250 Sioux, which resulted in 86 war casualties. Consequently,...

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