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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Over the years, it had contributed to the power and authenticity not only of The Battle of the Little Bighorn and Crazy Horse, but also to a number of her other works.
Archaeological Principles on the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Nathaniel Philbrick, Pulitzer Prize-nominated author of the New York Times bestseller "The Last Stand," applauded "Bighorn" on his blog, calling it "an ingenious and demented intermingling of the Battle of the Little Bighorn with the New England Patriots" and telling his readers, "You've got to see this movie
The site of the Battle of the Little Bighorn has burned in my memory ever since I first saw it more than 50 years ago.
The Battle of the Little Bighorn, also known as Custer's Last Stand, was one of the most decisive struggles of the Indian Wars on the Great Plains.
James, a farmer's son from Pembrokeshire, west Wales, was among 250 bluecoats slaughtered by thousands of rampaging indians at the battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876.
The popular image of the battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand, is well established.
Last year, he was a member of a Billings Gazette team honored for a series marking the 125th anniversary of the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Did a last-minute decision by George Armstrong Custer at the fateful Battle of the Little Bighorn affect the outcome of a Super Bowl?
THIS Western is hardly the first to explore events leading up to the infamous Battle of the Little Bighorn, but it's one of the more energetic offerings on the subject.
AMERICAN HISTORY: BATTLE OF THE LITTLE BIGHORN, PAGES 12-15
As the rest of America celebrated the centenary of independence in 1876 almost 300 men were dying, some by their own hand rather than fall into those of the Indians at the Battle of the Little Bighorn - almost a third of all the troops killed in the entire Indian Wars.
for an historically significant series marking the 125th anniversary of the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
George A Custer (1856) - most remembered for a disastrous military engagement at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's nomination letter describes him as "17, 5' 9 3/4", good health, no deformity, reads well, spells correctly, writes a fair and legible hand, able to perform with facility and accuracy the ground rules of arithmetic, fully possesses all the qualifications physical, mental, and moral required.
THE 1942 story of the Battle of the Little Bighorn starred Errol Flynn as George Armstrong Custer and Olivia de Havilland as his wife Elizabeth.
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