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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The Battle of Little Bighorn was fought in which US state?
Ms Keogh was the grand niece of famous Captain Myles Keogh who was killed during the American Indian Wars, at the Battle of Little Bighorn, in Montana, known as Custer's Last Stand.
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
Already famous for his cunning and bravery in battle, Lakota chief Crazy Horse distinguished himself in the ferocious fighting that ensued, but his popularity would be met with jealousy and distrust within his own tribe, and he would be dead--lured to an army outpost and stabbed--just one year after his epic victory at the Battle of Little Bighorn.
Battlefield archaeology was pioneered in the USA in the 1980s to discover the truth about the Battle of Little Bighorn.
London, Dec 11 (ANI): The only American flag not captured or lost during Lt Gen George Armstrong Custer's last stand at the 1876 Battle of Little Bighorn in Montana has been sold for 2.
Governor King finds himself in a situation reminiscent of General Custer's at the Battle of Little Bighorn.
Bloomberg's hypocritical support of Constitutional protections, only when they don't impact the New York City budget, coupled with his uneducated and uninformed statements on the issue, serve to fan the flames of aggression, and undermine the potential for peaceful resolution of these matters, while perpetuating a long dormant policy of Indian termination which dates back to the days of General Custer's failed battle of Little Bighorn.