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Franki deMerle

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The Battle Ground Reflector published an article about Dragonfly Dreams, which ends with the true story of how Battle Ground, Washington, got it's name. One might think it was named for a battle ground, but that's not exactly the case. It's a great story of how CPT Strong, US Army, and Chief Umtuch of the Umatillas met on what might have been a battle ground, but no one was killed or injured.

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Published on April 04, 2011 11:33 • 139 views • Tags: battle-ground, chief-umtuch, dragonfly-dreams, umatillas, us-army
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Deception Past
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