Little Bighorn

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Related to Little Big Horn: Sitting Bull, Wounded Knee

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Little Bighorn,

river, c.90 mi (145 km) long, rising in the Bighorn Mts., N Wyo., and flowing north to join the Bighorn River in S Mont. On June 25–26, 1876, Sioux and Cheyenne warriors defeated the forces of Col. George CusterCuster, George Armstrong,
1839–76, American army officer, b. New Rumley, Ohio, grad. West Point, 1861. Civil War Service

Custer fought in the Civil War at the first battle of Bull Run, distinguished himself as a member of General McClellan's staff in the
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 in the Little Bighorn valley in Montana. The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (formerly Custer Battlefield National Monument) occupies the site of the battle. The graves of those killed in the battle are located around a granite monument marking the spot of Custer's "last stand." See National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Bibliography

See N. Philbrick, The Last Stand (2010).

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Little Bighorn

scene of General Ouster’s “last stand” (1876). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 274]
See: Defeat
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Little Bighorn

a river in the W central US, rising in N Wyoming and flowing north to the Bighorn River. Its banks were the scene of the defeat (1876) and killing of General Custer and his command by Indians
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Yno, gwnaeth pennaeth Thomas Lloyd - y Cyrnol Joseph Jones Reynolds - gamgymeriadau tactegol a gafodd effaith ar ganlyniad y Little Big Horn hefyd.
Yn Y Little Big Horn, dan arweinyddiaeth Tatanka Iyotake a Tasunka Witko (Crazy Horse), trechodd y Sioux y 7fed Cavalry - 258 o filwyr, dan arweiniad Lt Col George Armstrong Custer (dde).
"In fact, one of Custer's English-born soldiers, an Alfred Ernest Allen, who was killed at Little Big Horn in 1876, was born not far away from here in Melton Mowbray."
1876: Custer's Last Stand took place at Little Big Horn, Montana.
Rosebud, June 17, 1876: Prelude to the Little Big Horn
Hedren, an author and retired National Park Service historian and superintendent, describes the Battle of the Rosebud in June 1876 in southeastern Montana during the Great Sioux War, between George Crook and his Shoshone and Crow allies against Sioux and Northern Cheyennes under Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse, and its impact on the Battle of Little Big Horn. He draws on newspaper accounts, diaries, campaign and battle reports, and other sources to detail the events of the spring and early summer of 1876 and the movements of Indian forces and US troops and their Indian allies as Brigadier General Crook began his campaign against the northern Indians, and they met at Rosebud Creek.
Battlefields are often surrounded by mysterious stories about people that were killed during the Civil War, Little Big Horn, and other locations in castles, the sea, and caves round the world.
A At Little Big Horn B In Alaska C On the Lusitania D At the Alamo 11.
Written by Jim Berry and superbly illustrated by Val Mayerik, "Of Dust & Blood: The Battle at Little Big Horn" is simply thrilling tale that epically details the day of The Battle at The Little Big Horn as seen through the eyes of Greenhaw, a 7th Cavalry scout on one side of the battlefield, and Slowhawk, a young Lakota warrior on the other.
The Battle of the Greasy Grass or Little Big Horn occurred on June 25, 1876 in present-day southeastern Montana.
Little Big Horn College is embarking on a project to chronicle the history of Montana's Crow Tribe with the help of a new grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
His script encapsulating the saga of the Battle of Little Big Horn has been used at the war re-enactment every year in Hardin since 1964.