Real Accounts of the War of 1877


Submitted Stories, Letters, Etc.

Slate Creek Stockade
Story of the Indian Uprising (as told by Mrs. Shissler) 
The Skirmish at Cottonwood
Getter Letter 1888
Pioneer Doctor Recalls Tragedy of Indian Wars



University of Washington Digital Collection

The University has a wealth of information, not just about the Indians, but many other history collections as well.  It is well worth browsing their site.  


 Links To More Informational Sites 

These contain many published stories and information of the Indian War.  A great source of information.

Battle of Whitebird Canyon "Forlorn Hope" 
NezPerce Summer 1877
Nez Perce History - Chief Joseph
The West - Chief Joseph
The Flight of the Nez Perce - This is a wonderful site with a timeline that has clickable links to reference Idaho County.




If you have any records, photos, family information, etc., we would love for you to share.  Or if you have questions or suggestions, please drop me a line. My email address is County Coordinator


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