Nez Perce War - Foster''s Gravesite

Nez Perce War - Foster''s Gravesite (HM2A09)

Location: Keuterville, ID 83522 Idaho County
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Country: United States of America
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N 46° 1.596', W 116° 19.668'

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"I will not hide anything. That part of the fight was not long." Yellow Wolf, Nez Perce warrior.
On July 3, 1877, 2nd Lt. Sevier M. Rains, civilian scout William Foster, and ten 1st cavalrymen rode from Norton's ranch (Cottonwood) in search of Nez Perce. Six miles northwest of here warriors attacked and killed the detachment. Foster's grave is three miles west on Cottonwood Butte road. The soldiers' remains were reinterred at Fort Walla Walla.
HM NumberHM2A09
Series This marker is part of the Idaho: Idaho State Historical Society series, and the series.
Placed ByIdaho Department of Transportation
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Date Added Sunday, August 5th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 552025 N 5097222
Decimal Degrees46.02660000, -116.32780000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 1.596', W 116° 19.668'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 1' 35.76" N, 116° 19' 40.08" W
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Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1994 US-95, Keuterville ID 83522, US
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