GROUP OF BIGHORN
Battle on June 25, 1876
Fought near the Little big Horn River in Montana Territory
pitted troops led by Lieutentant Colonel George Armstrong Custer
Summary of the battle
The battle took place between the U.S. Cavalry and northern tribe Indians, including the Cheyenne, Sioux. The battle of Little Bighorn in Montana, the tribal armies had decided to wage war against the whites for them refusing to stay off of tribal lands in the Black Hill. In the spring of 1876, Sitting Bull and his tribal army had successfully battled the U.S. Cavalry twice.
“Odd things happen in a battle, and the human heart has strange and gruesome depths and the human brain still stranger shallows;”