Battle of the Little Bighorn


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Noun1.Battle of the 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 the 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 Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
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One of the most documented American Indians of his generation, he took part in the Great Sioux War of 1876-77 and probably in the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
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At the Battle of the Little Bighorn (LBH), a Civil War legend named George Armstrong Custer met death at the hands of Sitting Bull's warriors.
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Custer may have carried into the Battle of the Little Bighorn a Webley Royal Irish Constabulary revolver rather than a standard-issue Model of 1873 Single Action Army revolver.

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