Yakima War

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Part of our in-depth series exploring the Mountain Pacific Forts

The following is from the book, Indian Wars, by Bill Yenne.

On August 15, three companies of 9th Infantry under Major Robert Garnett and one company of the 4th Infantry Regiment under future Indian Wars legend Lieutenant George Crook managed to suround and capture seventy Palouse on the Yakima River in central Washington.

From the book, Encyclopedia of American Indian Wars, by Jerry Keenan.

Story of the Yakima War

Story of the Yakima War

Story of the Yakima War

The following is from the book, Indian Wars by Robert M. Utley and Wilcomb E. Washburn.

Picture of Chief Lawyer at Walla Walla Peace Council in 1855

Yakima War Story

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