Benjamin Norton, John Chamberlin and his three-year-old daughter Hattie, Lew Day, and Joe Moore were all buried in the Mount Idaho cemetery.

Half of the settlers killed by the second Nez Perce raiding party on June 14 are buried here in the Mount Idaho cemetery. Ben Norton, Johnathan Chamberlin and his daughter Hattie, Joe Moore, and Lew Day were all killed or mortally wounded while crossing Camas Prairie on the night of June 14.

James Baker, a White Bird settler, lies alone in the southwest corner of the cemetery. A headstone memorializes Jeanette Manuel, also of White Bird, although her body was never actually found.

Also buried here is D.B. Randall who was captain of the Brave Seventeen. The graves of Ben Evans and D.H. Houser, both members of the Brave Seventeen are here as well, but Houser has no headstone.


Timeline -July 5. 1877

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