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.
You are always one of us." As he turns to walk home in the Moon of the Falling Leaves, Charging Elk views the camp of Wild West performers and, in his mind, sees the Sioux camp on the Greasy Grass, the "last joyful camp of the Lakotas and his youth." His decisions come from knowing who he is, not from turning his back on a community.
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.
With the exception of Battle of Gettysburg, no conflict has been written about more than the Battle of the Little Big Horn (or more appropriately, the Battle of the Greasy Grass) which occurred in present day southeastern Montana on June 25, 1876.
From Native Americans to former slaves to Custer's own wife, Duff considers the broad spectrum of experience and ideology that came to a head on the Greasy Grass, as it was known to the Indians, aka Little Bighorn.
Remembered mostly for his devastating defeat by Lakota and Northern Cheyenne at the Battle of the Little Big Horn (or "Greasy Grass," as the Indians called it), in fact he was actually an extremely able cavalry commander--bold, brave and able to make quick, prudent decisions, as he had proven in the Civil War and subsequently on the Western Plains.
Custers Last Stand 2.40 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.