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Sgt. Ernest Veuve - Medal of Honor Winner

Frontier Gallery | Sgt. Ernest Veuve - Medal of Honor Winner | U.S. Infantry | Fort Fizzle | 1861 Mountain Howitzer

Drawing of men men constructing Fort Fizzle

Troopers of U.S. 7th Infantry from Fort Missoula and Missoula County civilian volunteers construct "Fort Fizzle" in Lolo Canyon during the Nez Perce Indian War, July 1877.

Three-page handwritten letter:

Missoula civilian volunteer John H. Hammer discusses personal preparations for the Nez Perce Indian War prior to the "Fort Fizzle" affair on July 26, 1877. — Courtesy Marcia Porter and the Missoula County Archives.

First Special Forces patch
John H. Hammer
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