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?
The Battle of the Little Bighorn did not end on top of Last Stand Hill as been traditionally suggested. According to warrior accounts the fight ended in a ravine, 300-400 yards below the hill known today as Deep Ravine.