Bighorn River


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  • noun

Synonyms for Bighorn River

a river that flows from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in southern Montana

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It is because all my life I've been an avid student of the fracas on the hills above the Little Bighorn River.
It was buried on the shores of the Bighorn River Some say Marsh had collected even more gold from worried prospectors who didn't want to their tresasure to marauding Indians.
By May 1876, large numbers of Sioux were leaving the reservations to join Sitting Bull and his people along the Little Bighorn River.
On June 25, after a long, hard ride, the Seventh Cavalry reached the southern end of the Sioux encampment near the Little Bighorn River (see map).
He pushed the Indians toward the Little Bighorn River but was unable to pursue due to his losses and the difficulty of the terrain.
On 25 June 1876,211 Americans (soldiers, scouts, journalists, and contractors) were struck down near the Little Bighorn River.
The original battle, that took place in 1876, was fought on the Little Bighorn River in remote southeastern Montana between the U.
One hundred twenty years ago today, on a June afternoon also said to be hot, George Armstrong Custer and his men lay dying on this hillside overlooking the Little Bighorn River.
Elwha River (Washington); Little Bighorn River (Wyoming); Rogue and
Conversely, two years later the fight between the US 7th Cavalry and combined Sioux and Cheyenne Indians along the Little Bighorn River was the largest battle of the Plains Indian Wars.
Just chapter three entitled "A The Greatest Gathering Ever: was fascinating in the detail and descriptions of the thousands of people and what their encampment consisted of for two miles along the Little Bighorn River.
Although much debate surrounds the details of what happened on June 25, 1876 on the banks of the Little Bighorn River in Montana, the basic elements are clear.
The Battle of Little Bighorn erupted in 1876 when Custer's cavalry attacked the large Indian encampment on the banks of the Little Bighorn River.
But we only suggest them for the most extreme conditions - steelhead fishing in Alaska or trout fishing on the Bighorn River in Montana in January.
He arrived at the scene with the 7th Cavalry on June 25th and espied a large Indian encampment on the western bank of the Little Bighorn river.