Battle of the Little Bighorn

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a battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between United States cavalry under Custer and several groups of Native Americans (1876)

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Europeans were beginning to travel through the sacred Black Hills, his Lakota homeland, and Black Elk found himself fighting, at 12, in the infamous 1876 Battle of Little Big Horn.
The third in a series of Sioux and Cheyenne eyewitness accounts of the Battle of Little Big Horn, this collection ranges from 1876 interviews to fading memories taken down in 1936.
13) In the August 2004 issue of Saskatchewan Sage, we brought you a story about artist Dana Claxton and her multimedia exhibit that tells the story of her ancestors, who settled in the Moose Jaw area, following their leader, who had led them to victory against General George Custer in the Battle of Little Big Horn.
CUSTER'S LAST STAND: BATTLEFIELD DETECTIVES: Military analysts reassess the infamous Battle of Little Big Horn, whenGeneral George Armstrong Custer and troops of the Seventh Cavalry attacked a Sioux village on the Rosebud River,only to find themselves confronted by a superior force numbering some 1,500 warriors,many armed with repeating rifles -and all filled with a burning desire for revenge on the oppressors attempting to wipe them out.
Before his team's match against Carson, he told his girls to ``make sure it was the Battle of Little Big Horn and not Wounded Knee.
6, 1877, one year after the Battle of Little Big Horn where the Sioux warrior was among the party that confronted the American military, led by General George A.
Fourteen years later, while serving as Custer's adjutant, he was killed in action at the Battle of Little Big Horn.
Custer, and some people believe he had one of these guns with him at the Battle of Little Big Horn.
The Battle of Little Big Horn and the dehumanising effect of war are vividly evoked in a tale that takes the form of a hunt - for lost love, for human dignity - and gallops towards a breathless - and breathtaking - finale.
Wexford-born Michael Keegan escaped Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Big Horn after being assigned to guard a supplies wagon.
The collection includes articles about coverage of the trial of John Peter Zenger and the hunt for Jack the Ripper, as well as the story of a reporter killed at the Battle of Little Big Horn and famous journalism hoaxes.
One letter from the Northern Cheyenne to their imprisoned tribal brothers recounted their role on the winning side of the Battle of Little Big Horn.
Historical accounts and studies of soldiers' remains have documented this behavior at the 1876 Battle of Little Big Horn, as has skeletal evidence from a nearly 700-year-old site in South Dakota.
The legend of General George Custer's final fight at the Battle of Little Big Horn in southern Montana has portrayed Custer as a hero, martyr, fool and coward.
Commanche Legend' is a story centered on the horse that General George Armstrong Custer rode into history in the legendary battle of Little Big Horn.