chief schonchin cemetery

In memory of

Winema, Modoc heroine

Interpreter for Peace Commission

Pensioned by Congress for courageous

and loyal service — Modoc War, 1872-3

 

Presented by Winema Chapter

Placed by Eulalona Chapter

Daughters of the American Revolution

May 30, 1932

 

It's well worth reading the intro to this set for more info on this remarkable woman, after whom the Winema National Forest is named. Offhand, can anyone name me another national forest named after a woman?

 

[See the introduction to this set for more information about this person.]

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