LITTLE BIGHORN

GROUP OF BIGHORN

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.

U.S. Cavalry was attempting to force the Indians back to their reservations and divided into three columns to attack.

BIGHORN QUOTES

“Faint heart never won fair lady,” he wrote; “neither did it ever pursue and overtake an Indian village.”

“Odd things happen in a battle, and the human heart has strange and gruesome depths and the human brain still stranger shallows;”

Question

We're fighting to expand our land an enter into the Indian tribe territory