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  • Author: Bennett
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    • Rock Crowned Butte

    • 1930
    • At this point, volunteers attempted to storm the flanking movements of the Nez Perce warriors. "Rock crowned butte low in foreground where the volenteers were said to have attempted to storm the flanking movements of the of the Nez peirce warriors....
    • 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...
    • Clearwater River Canyon

    • 1930
    • The Nez Perce escaped from the Clearwater fight through this canyon. On verso of photograph: "Canyon in which the Nez Perces escaped from Clearwater fight. Clearwater river in foreground."
    • 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...
    • Nez Perce camp across Clearwater River

    • 1930
    • This picture shows the battle ridge on the right and the Nez Perce camp across the river. On verso of the photograph: " Foot of the hill where Nez Perce come down in their retreat, Clearwater Battle , 11-12-1877. River is not shown. South last of...
    • 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...

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