Battle of Little Bighorn


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Noun1.Battle of Little Bighorn - a battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between United States cavalry under Custer and several groups of Native Americans (1876)Battle of Little Bighorn - a battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between United States cavalry under Custer and several groups of Native Americans (1876); Custer was pursuing Sioux led by Sitting Bull; Custer underestimated the size of the Sioux forces (which were supported by Cheyenne warriors) and was killed along with all his command
Montana, Treasure State, MT - a state in northwestern United States on the Canadian border
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Mort, an author, relates how in the summer of 1874, Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer led an expedition of 1,000 troops into the Black Hills of South Dakota (part of the Sioux reservation granted by the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie) in an exploratory mission to find a permanent military installation in response to Sioux and Cheyenne attacks on the settlements to the south and how it set the stage for the Battle of Little Bighorn two years later.
Vuillard also considers Sitting Bull, the great Lakota victor of the battle of Little Bighorn, who joined the Wild West Show to earn money by being paraded in front of booing crowds, signing autographs, and posing for pictures.
In 1876 General George Armstrong Custer was commissioned to lead the 7th Cavarly in an expedition against the Plains Indians, culminating in The Battle of Little Bighorn.
He penned the first revisionist theory of the Battle of Little Bighorn (by a white man, anyway), with Custer, at last, cast as the true villain he was.
Law at Little Big Horn: Due Process Denied is a scholarly, in-depth analysis of the Battle of Little Bighorn skirmish (a.
The Battle of Little Bighorn was fought in which US state?
He is separated from the parade by Arapaho warriors who want to remind him that they won the Battle of Little Bighorn.
This work chronicles efforts over 130 years to recover evidence from the scene of the 1876 Battle of Little Bighorn.
Garryowen was built on the site of the 1876 battle of Little Bighorn, where General George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry were massacred whilst trying to attack a huge American Indian camp.
Eight years later, Ziolkowski began work on a 563-foot-high carving of Crazy Horse, the 19th-century Sioux warrior best known for defeating Colonel George Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876.
The Welsh Government claimed the Prime Minister had his facts wrong and compared him to Custer - a US general remembered for the defeat he suffered when overwhelmed by Native American fighters in 1876 at the Battle of Little Bighorn, also known as Custer's Last Stand.
Hollywood has certainly done its best to enhance the myth surrounding General Custer and the Battle of Little Bighorn, including the distortion of converting a Canadian into a Brit to avoid potential lawsuits