Little Bighorn River

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Little Bighorn River

A river, about 150 km (90 mi) long, rising in the Bighorn Mountains of northern Wyoming and flowing north to the Bighorn River in southern Montana. Lakota and Cheyenne warriors defeated the forces of Gen. George A. Custer in the Little Bighorn Valley on June 25, 1876.
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Noun1.Little Bighorn River - a river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern MontanaLittle Bighorn River - a river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana; site of Custer's Last Stand
Montana, Treasure State, MT - a state in northwestern United States on the Canadian border
Equality State, WY, Wyoming - a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east
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If I make the claim that I knew a survivor of Custer's last stand at the Little Big Horn River you probably have good reason to shake your head in disbelief.
SOLDIERS died that day on the greasy grass spreading to the banks of the Little Big Horn river, whose quick flow carried clean water to the great camps of the allied tribes.
The massacre started when the 7th Cavalry chased a group of Indians to Little Big Horn River where they were surrounded by more Indians under Chief Crazy Horse.
While fictionalized, it is drawn from firsthand accounts of participants fighting on the bluffs overlooking the Little Big Horn River in June 1876.