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Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 8 0 Browse Search
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G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army 2 0 Browse Search
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Chapter IV old Red skillful shooting Yakima war a ludicrous mistake cut-mouth John's encounter Father Pandoza's Mission a snow storm failure of the expedition. Our camp on the Columbia, near Fort Vancouver, was beautifullchase, resumed its march to and through the Klikitat canion, and into the lower Yakima Valley, in the direction of the Yakima River. I had charge at the head of the column as it passed through the canon, and on entering the valley beyond, saw in thence five or six Indian scouts, whom I pressed very closely, until after a run of several miles they escaped across the Yakima River. The soil in the valley was light and dry, and the movement of animals over it raised great clouds of dust, that rldered and took the wrong divide. The moment I arrived at the top my guide — Donald McKay — who knew perfectly the whole Yakima range, discovered Nesmith's mistake. Word was sent to bring him back, but as he had already nearly crossed the plateau,