• Historic painting of aftermath of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

    Little Bighorn Battlefield

    National Monument Montana

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Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer

Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer. After his early education he became a school teacher but soon was accepted as a cadet at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. More...

 
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Sitting Bull

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Sitting Bull

Not only was he a brave and daring warrior, but he was an eloquent spokesman and statesman, as well as powerful spiritual leader. More..

 

Did You Know?

Warrior firearms

From archeological evidence the warriors who fought in the battle used about 45 different types of firearms, ranging from muzzle loaders, cap and ball to the advanced Henry and Winchester repeaters. Its believed about 10% of the warriors had firearms and the majority fought with their traditional weapons.