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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On 23rd September 1876, three months after the Battle of the Little Big Horn, this Brule Sioux .
Edward Godfrey, of K Company, 7th Cavalry, mentions that during the expedition that culminated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn, Custer was carrying "two Bulldog self-cocking, English white-handled pistols with a ring in the butt for a lanyard.
I was around six years old when I first saw the latter in the now long-gone Park Hall cinema in Park Place, Cardiff, and I can see me now with my wooden gun shooting at the Sioux who had surrounded the 7th Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
His grandson, also called Edward, signed up to fight for General Custer and was in the 7th Regiment of the US Cavalry who fought in the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876 against the native Americans.
Or the tale of great grandad Stent who succumbed along with Custer at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
But it was hardly the Battle of the Little Big Horn, was it?
After the Canal Turn pile-up there were more loose horses than after the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
Or Harold Stanton who created a non-profit organization to preserve the land where the Battle of the Little Big Horn took place?
The Battle of the Little Big Horn was re-enacted with 500 horses and 100 native Americans, some of whom had actually fought Lt Col Custer and the US Cavalry in 1876.
I WAS staggered to read Paul Barrett's anti-Americanism reflected in his ridiculous comparisons of the killing of the Hussein brothers with Mylai, Agent Orange and the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
It is the biggest sitting duck since the battle of the Little Big Horn.
Over the next few days, I'll be attending a Cheyenne tribal gathering - yes, they really are called pow-wows - attempting to ride a horse and visiting the site of the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
There were so many bodies littering the place it was like the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
It rates right up there with My Lai, the use of Agent Orange and the Battle Of The Little Big Horn.
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