Battle of 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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This June 25th will be the 135th anniversary of the Battle of Little Bighorn, otherwise known as Custer's Last Stand.
Already famous for his cunning and bravery in battle, Lakota chief Crazy Horse distinguished himself in the ferocious fighting that ensued, but his popularity would be met with jealousy and distrust within his own tribe, and he would be dead--lured to an army outpost and stabbed--just one year after his epic victory at the Battle of Little Bighorn.
Battlefield archaeology was pioneered in the USA in the 1980s to discover the truth about the Battle of Little Bighorn.
London, Dec 11 (ANI): The only American flag not captured or lost during Lt Gen George Armstrong Custer's last stand at the 1876 Battle of Little Bighorn in Montana has been sold for 2.
Governor King finds himself in a situation reminiscent of General Custer's at the Battle of Little Bighorn.
Recognized for his role in the Battle of Little Bighorn, this great Sioux warrior holds legendary status in our lore.
Custer's $5,000 policy was written on June 4, 1874--two years and 21 days before Custer would lead his troops to their deaths at the infamous Battle of Little Bighorn.
This time, the craggy hero plays a cavalry officer accused of cowardice after missing the Battle of Little Bighorn while assigned elsewhere.
Campbell played an important role in a controversy surrounding the name of the site of the battle of Little Bighorn, also known as Custer's Last Stand, maybe the best known example of the struggle between European settlers and Native Americans for control of North America.
Last June, on the 127th anniversary of the Battle of Little Bighorn, several Indian tribes, National Park Service officials, politicians, and park visitors gathered at the site of the Montana battlefield to dedicate an Indian Memorial adjacent to the long-standing monument to Lt.
On June 25, he achieved everlasting fame as an American legend when he was killed in combat when his beloved 7th Cavalry were massacred by a combined Sioux/Cheyenne force at the Battle of Little Bighorn.
The general died, along with hundreds of US Cavalrymen, at his famous 'Last Stand' during the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876.
It furnishes four primary source documents: (1) the Sioux Treaty of 1868; (2) a photograph of Spotted Tail, a Sioux chief; (3) Alfred Terry's telegram account of the Battle of Little Bighorn; and (4) a letter giving a Sioux account of Custer's defeat at the Battle of Little Bighorn.
PHOTO (1) American Indians in full costume await their c ue during a re-enactment ceremony of the Battle of Little Bighorn on Saturday in southern Montana.
Suddenly, the Battle of Little Bighorn begins: 40 men dressed as members of the Seventh Cavalry, led by Custer (called "Yellow Hair" by the Sioux), gallop down from nearby hills to attack the Sioux and Northern Cheyenne.