Custer's Last Stand


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Custer’s Last Stand

U.S. troops led by Col. Custer are massacred by the Indians at Little Big Horn, Montana (1877). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 701]
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Somehow, and I don't remember how, around 1978 I acquired a copy of Keep the Last Bullet for Yourself The True Story of Custer's Last Stand, by Thomas B.
Supposedly the son of the only white survivor of Custer's Last Stand and a Sioux princess, he was said to have become a despatch rider at the age of 12 and later worked as a secret agent and bounty hunter, among other things.
There was a touch of Custer's Last Stand about the closing moments as the home team mounted a desperate salvage operation but the Junior Reds weren't to be denied their moment.
3 million memorial was dedicated this week to the Indian warriors and scouts who fought in the skirmish that has become known as Custer's Last Stand.
Paxson is renowned for his masterpiece Custer's Last Stand at Little Big Horn, painted in 1897.
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.
Fourteen years earlier, the 7th's commanding officer, George Custer, and all 210 of his men had been killed after attacking a large Sioux encampment, in the Battle of the Little Bighorn--known as Custer's Last Stand.
Is the guy killed first at Custer's Last Stand 'ahead' or 'behind' the others?
Factfile: We began and ended our trip in Denver but there are many other options include heading into Montana along Highway 212 to the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument marking General Custer's last stand and on to northwestern Wyoming's Yello wstone National Park.
But the high point is the Custer's Last Stand Reenactment, a historical pageant that takes place in a field 6 miles west of town.
You can almost date it to 1876, the year of Custer's last stand and the centennial of United States independence.
Organized Native American opposition to the extra-legal expropriation of the area began at Custer's last Stand in June 1876.