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    • Two Moons

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    • Photograph of Two Moons, a Nez Perce Warrior, who fought in the Nez Perce Wars of 1877. "Two Moons", or " Lepeet Hessemdooks," described many of his stories about tribal warfare to McWhorter. Although, he had a small stature, "Two Moons" battled...
    • 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...
    • 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.

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