Little Bighorn

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Synonyms for Little Bighorn

a river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana

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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A wedyn, fyddai Custer ddim wedi colli'r dydd - a'i fywyd - yn y Little Big Horn. Yn wir, fyddai'r frwydr honno ddim wedi digwydd o gwbl yn ol pob tebyg.
Dyna oedd cefndir brwydr y Rosebud a'r Little Big Horn, yn ogystal a'r ffaith fod y dyn gwyn yn torri cytundeb a wnaethpwyd, i beidio dod yn agos at diroedd sanctaidd y Sioux yn y Bryniau Duon.
There were fewer horses at Little Big Horn than you'll find at the Newmarket post at 2.50 today.
After the 1876 Battle of Little Big Horn, the infamous defeat of General George Armstrong Custer, Sitting Bull was publically vilified for refusing to sign treaties, and personifying resistance to U.S.
I define it as the ability to sense the ambush before entering the pass, the gift to spot the smoke signals and to "Measure thrice, cut once" in anticipation of your own Little Big Horn.
Perhaps most famous for his role as a bugler who survived the Battle at Little Big Horn, Giovanni Martino (who later became John Martin) was born in Italy.
1876: Sioux Indians, led by Crazy Horse, killed Custer and all 264 soldiers of his 7th US Cavalry at Little Big Horn. 1945: The United Nations Organisation was founded.
The legend of General George Custer's final fight at the Battle of Little Big Horn in southern Montana has portrayed Custer as a hero, martyr, fool and coward.
The Romance of a Vanishing Race collects three vintage motion pictures of Native Americans and their daily culture, originally filmed in the early 1900s and featuring tribal chiefs who participated in the last Great Indian Council, including some who fought at the Battle of Little Big Horn. The first, "The Romance of the Vanishing Race" (released 1916, 29 min.) features Navajo, Pueblo, Crow, and Hopi tribes and re-enactments of Indian battles on the plains as well as tribal ceremonies and medicine men.
THE Little Big Horn, Montana, is the site of one of the most famous battles in American history.
The pounds 100m film, called A Road We Do Not Know, tells of the infamous massacre at the Battle of Little Big Horn in 1876, when General George Custer and 276 of his troopers were wiped out by 2,500 Sioux and Cheyenne Indians.
Finally he addresses the losses at Powder River and Little Big Horn and the lessons learned by the Army after those losses.
Among the episodes he documents are the Great Sioux uprising in August- December 1862, the Sand Creek Massacre November 1864, the Little Big Horn campaign January-July 1876, the flight of the Nez Perce March-October 1877, and the Ghost Dance and Wounded Knee 1890-91.
Mr Scott, the American pioneer of battlefield archaeology, was the man who surveyed the site of the Battle of Little Big Horn, where Custer made his famous last stand.
1876 Custer's last stand at Little Big Horn, Montana.