The people of this vicinity had erected a stockade and a dozen families were within its walls for protection. It was made of timbers set on end in the ground and stationed in two rows, the space between being filled with earth to break the force of bullets. Port-holes were made at intervals through which to shoot Indians, if attacked by them.

[The Nez Percel camped where Leadore now stands for part of a day, but in the evening broke camp and moved...}.

Alexander Cruikshank

The Nez Perce Indians came in here at 10 A.m., about 60 in number with Looking Glass and White Bird. We have had a talk with them. They seem to be friendly disposed toward citizens.

Jacob Yeanan
junction resident



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