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    • 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...
    • Wetatonmi wife of Ollokot

    • unknown
    • Wetatonmi was married to Ollokot, a warrior in the Nez Perce war of 1877 and brother of Chief Joseph. Wetatonmi delivered a horse to Ollokot in the midst of battle when she heard from a warrior that her husband's horse had been killed. Without a...
    • 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....
    • 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...

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