Saga of Chief Joseph

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U of Nebraska Press, 1971 - History - 399 pages
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This completely revised edition of War Chief Joseph presents the full story of Chief Joseph, with a reevaluation of the five bands engaged in the Nez Perce War, told from Indian, military, and settlers' points of view.
 

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Contents

PROLOGUE
15
PART IEARLY HISTORY
19
THE VALLEY OF WINDING WATERS
21
THE COMING OF THE MISSIONARIES
31
THUNDERROLLINGINTHEMOUNTAINS
37
PART IITREATY HISTORY
43
THE COUNCIL SMOKE OF 1855
45
WAR IN THE COLUMBIA BASIN185658
58
THE BATTLE OF THE CLEARWATER
196
THE MARCH OVER THE LOLO TRAIL
213
THE BATTLE OF THE BIG HOLE
239
THE CAMAS MEADOWS RAID
261
THE ATTACK ON THE COWAN AND WEIKERT
273
THE BATTLE OF CANYON CREEK
293
THE SKIRMISH AT COW ISLAND
308
BATTLE OF THE BEARPAW MOUNTAINS
314

THE TREATY OF 1863
72
THE TAHMAHNEWES BECKONS
84
THE EARTHMOTHER DRINKS BLOOD
98
THE COUNCIL AT FORT LAPWAI1877
119
CHIEF WHITE BIRDS MURDERS
134
PART IIITHE MILITARY CAMPAIGN OF 1877
149
THE SETTLERS PREPARE FOR WAR
151
THE BATTLE OF WHITE BIRD CANYON
162
THE SKIRMISH AT COTTONWOOD
179
JOSEPHS SURRENDER
327
PRISONERS OF WAR
339
RETURN FROM EXILE
354
THE TRAIL TO THE SETTING SUN
359
GENEALOGY CHART
375
BIBLIOGRAPHY
381
INDEX
391
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A western writer whose stories and historical and general articles have been published in magazines throughout the country, Helen Addison Howard is also the author of Northwest Trail Blazers.

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