Forlorn Hope: The Nez Perce Victory at White Bird Canyon

Forlorn Hope: The Nez Perce Victory at White Bird Canyon

by John D. McDermott
     
 


Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

The Nez Perce victory at White Bird Canyon boosted their confidence as warriors and made them believe they could prevail in their fight to keep their homeland. The confrontation was the spark that ignited a four-month, 1,000-mile running battle that ended with Chief Joseph's surrender at

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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

The Nez Perce victory at White Bird Canyon boosted their confidence as warriors and made them believe they could prevail in their fight to keep their homeland. The confrontation was the spark that ignited a four-month, 1,000-mile running battle that ended with Chief Joseph's surrender at Bear Paw, in Montana, less than 100 miles from safety.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870044359
Publisher:
Caxton Press
Publication date:
01/01/1978
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.66(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author


A former National Park Service historian and director of policy of the President's Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, John D. McDermott now lives in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

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