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In western Oregon, U.S. infantry storm a Shoshone village near present day Jordan Creek

"Protecting the Herd," Frederic Remington, circa 1907
02/22/1866
In the continuing "Snake War" in the Pacific North West, two companies of the Fourteenth U.S. Infantry, under the command of Captain John Hobart Walker fought an engagement with Native Americans around a village near Jordan Creek in north-eastern Oregon to restore stolen property. Regimental records indicate Walker lost one man killed and one wounded while the Shoshone lost eighteen killed and two wounded. (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"General News," New York Times, March 13, 1866, p. 4.
Gregory Michno, The Deadliest Indian War in the West: The Snake Conflict, 1864-1868 (Caldwell, ID: Caxton Press, 2007), 142-146.

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