Coeur d'Alene

War with the Spokan, Coeur d’Alene, and Pelouse

Last Updated on September 25, 2013 by Dennis While the commissioners were negotiating with the Mormons, an extraordinary outbreak occurred in the eastern part of Washington Territory, which hitherto had been a scene of peace between the red man and the white. It had been the boast of the Spokanes and the Coeur d’Alenes that

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Indian Battles For The Past Year and The Officers Engaged

Last Updated on March 28, 2013 by Dennis Extract From The “General Orders.” Indian Battles For The Past Year and The Officers Engaged. General Orders NO. 22 Head Quarters of the Army, New York, Nov. 10, 1858 The following combats with hostile Indians in which the conduct of the troops, including volunteers and employees in

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Spokan Council

Last Updated on December 1, 2014 by Dennis September 22d. We left camp at half-past six this morning, and marched seventeen miles through a rolling country, occasionally diversified by open timber. When we reached camp, we found that the head chiefs and warriors of the Spokans had come in, accompanied by Father Joset. Kamiaken and

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Battle of Four Lakes

Last Updated on March 28, 2013 by Dennis August 27th. Today we left the river. We had reveille at half-past three in the morning, and marched at five. We made fifteen miles, and encamped on the Pelouze River. August 28. We made but five miles today, encamping on Cheranna creek, where we found plenty of

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