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

    Little Bighorn Battlefield

    National Monument Montana

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Little Bighorn, A Place of Reflection

This area memorializes the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne in one of the Indians last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Here on June 25 and 26 of 1876, 263 soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and attached personnel of the U.S. Army, died fighting several thousand Lakota, and Cheyenne warriors.

Did You Know?

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Comanche, known as the "lone survivor" at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, was not the only horse that "survived. Several horses were still alive, but badly wounded. General Terry ordered to "put away" the badly wounded horses. But Comanche was spared.