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BILLY GARNETT'S ACCOUNT
WE GOT along with Crazy Horse pretty good, just the same as with any friendly Indian. In the month of August word came that the Nez Perces had broken out, and were working toward Wyoming. Lieutenant Clark was going to take some scouts out there where the Nez Perce trouble was, and we had Crazy Horse and other Indians consult over trying to capture them. Crazy Horse said if he was going, he was going to take all his lodges, and he was going to hunt at the same time. Clark said that he didn't want the lodges and women; that he just wanted the men.
In two or three days General Crook and the general of the Platte Department arrived and told the Indians that he would hold a council on White Clay. The council was arranged and it was understood General Crook was going to be there. I stayed with Baptiste Pourier...
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