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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If you are interested in an individual story, albeit obscure, of this conflict then Custer Survivor would be a useful addition to your Greasy Grass book collection.
George Custer's Battlefield of the Little Big Horn (called the Greasy Grass by the Indians) has been renamed and its battle rethought, now giving the Indian side of the story.
In speculation, I think Custer may have been willing as he started down the hill toward the Greasy Grass River.
Over a century ago, not far north of this museum at a place called the Greasy Grass, those who sought to silence the Indigenous voice found a hard lesson.
As a young boy, Charging Elk was with the Sioux at the Greasy Grass during Custer's Last Stand, though he hid in the bushes with his mother during the shooting and wandered onto the battlefield only after the soldiers were dead.
Serena, 16, lost her rhythm after she slipped on the greasy grass midway through the opening set and she was 7-5 4-1 down when she threw in the towel.
From Navarez in 1493 to Greasy Grass in 1875, to Wounded Knee in 1973 to Oka in 1990 to Fort McDowell in 1992, Indigenous people have resisted," Florida AIM warned the commission.
Too, the fact that all of the guns seen in the gun rack are currently accounted for--with the exception of the Webley--adds more evidence to the assumption that the RIC was the gun Custer probably had with him at Greasy Grass.
40 Exeter Also known as the Battle of the Little Bighorn or to native Americans as the Battle of Greasy Grass Creek.
40 The Battle of the Little Bighorn (or Greasy Grass, or Custer's Last Stand);
Mills finally stopped play minutes later after the American had taken a spectacular fall on the greasy grass.