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According to the artist, “At the Battle of the Big Hole in Montana, Chief Joseph’s Nez Perce repulsed an early morning surprise attack on his camp and drove the soldiers and militia back across a creek and up a rise. There, the soldiers entrenched themselves as best they could. The enraged Nez Perce kept them pinned down for more than a day.

“Here, I depicted a group of men launching a counter-attack to drive back the encirclement. The Nez Perce slipped away when a relief force arrived.”

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