Granville Owen Haller - Journal and dispatches re campaign against Snake Indians - Transcript.
"August 28th, 1854 I learned that the Winnas Indians, a tribe of the Gosh-o-nee nation, or Snakes, had murdered eight men and captured three women and several children, emigrants, en route to Oregon Territory. This fact was reported Maj. Rains, 4th Infy. comdy. Fort Dalles by a Mr. Nobel of the Hudson's Bay employe, a chief factor at Fort Boise near which about fifteen miles avoce, on Boise river at the crossing, the massacre took place. On learning this news Maj. Rains detailed myself, Dr. Sukley, Lt. Macfeely without assigning how many men, for the service as per order in appendix marked A."
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