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Chief Joseph and Gen. John Gibbon, 1889

6.16 Chief Joseph, leader of the Wallowa Valley Nez Percé, and General John Gibbon, whom Joseph defeated at the Battle of the Big Hole in 1877, pose together in 1889, twelve years after Joseph's epic retreat.

(Courtesy Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives [43201]. Images from the National Anthropological Archives may not be reproduced without permission.)


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