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Battle of Little Bighorn

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  • n. 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

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Examples

  • This is a history covering Custer and the Battle of Little Bighorn.

    Another book sale windfall

  • This assignment had a very low risk assessment, a Class-3 mission, the narrator confides in the reader, not like Class-1 mission, The Battle of Little Bighorn or the Titanic.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • He has co-authored several books about these projects including They Died With Custer: Soldiers 'Bones from the Battle of the Little Bighorn (1998) and Archaeological Perspectives on the Battle of Little Bighorn (2000).

    The Archaeology of Battlefields

  • The opening of the Black Hills to settlement by whites in 1874 led to the Battle of Little Bighorn.

    Black Hills

  • 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.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • They decided to carve a rival monument to Native Americans featuring Crazy Horse, a Sioux warrior who helped lead one of the most famous Indian victories over the U.S. Army -- annihilating much of General George Armstrong Custer's Seventh Cavalry at the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • A flag carried by Lt Col George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry troops into their last stand at the Battle of Little Bighorn sells at auction for $2.2m £1.4m.

    BBC News - Home

  • The Great Sioux Nation and the region it once ranged across are fixed in the popular imagination by the legends of Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse, of Custer's last stand at the Battle of Little Bighorn.

    Mail & Guardian Online

  • The Great Sioux Nation and the region it once ranged across are fixed in the popular imagination by the legends of Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse, of Custer's last stand at the Battle of Little Bighorn, and Wounded Knee.

    The Guardian World News

  • Custerology: The Enduring Legacy of the Indian Wars and George Armstrong Custer is a thought provoking exploration of the contemporary fascination with the Battle of Little Bighorn.

    The Chicago Blog

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