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American Indian losses reported by Sitting Bull's account were 36 killed and 168 wounded, while Red Horse made the count as 136 killed and 160 wounded. Custer, 15 of his officers, ten civilian scouts and 242 cavalry troopers lost their lives and another 55 were wounded.
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the battle of big horn begun due to the cinstant ancient feud between the two households The battle of little big horn happened because the Government was trying to strip th…e Native American lands away from them and move them to a reservation, so they had a proclaimation that stated by Jan . 1876 (I believe). ALL native Americans must report to the Indian agency or be considered hostiles. Gen. Custer led an expedition to Black Hills in 1874 and found gold there , so naturally the white people wanted it . Also the Indians didn't read newspapers back then so they didnt know of the proclaimation . Gen. Custer Under Gen. Terrys command as well as Gen. Gibbons, and Gen . Crook would combine forces from three directions to capture the Native Americans in one place. The U.S. Army started from three different Forts, and on June 26th they were to meet at the Little Big Horn valley in Montana. Ge. Crokk was beaten back by Crazy horse's band and retreated but due to miscomunications , no one knew of Crooks defeat. Custer advanced faster than the rest and it was his plan to attack on the 26th , but some Natives found his force on the 25th and he decided to attack as word would make the encampment flee. so he decided to divide or try to contain the Natives with his small force, and was wiped out. The other troops that were to help him in this engagement were to arrive a full two days late. So That is why the battle of the little big horn took place. Native Americans have lived on this soil at lot longer than us whites or europeans have, and although we made promises and treaties most of them were never honored, or were honored until they found something the land held that could make people rich. Its a sad portion of our history, one will still havent resolved correctly ! And I speak as someone who is related to Gen. Custer.
General George Armstrong Custer
George Armstrong Custer's 7th Cavalry underestimated the strength of the combined Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho army. Custer's regiment was nearly completely wiped out. Cu…ster himself was killed and his body mutilated.
General George Armstrong Custer died at the battle of Little Big Horn on June 26 1876 alongside 264 brave soilders. they were ambushed and masacered by the Sioux Indians
The significance of the Battle of Little Big Horn was that it was the last major Native American victory due to the government stepping up military action.
It began on the 25th of June 1876 I do not Know when it finished however:(
General George Armstrong Custer was the last person that died by suicide rather than be captured by indians
General George Armstrong Custer
George Custer and the seventh Calvary Vs about seven thousand Indians. Custer had around 185 soldiers.
Although repeating firearms had been available since the Civil War, the 7th was issued with the single-shot Springfield carbine. It was reliable when using quality ammunition,… but it was prone to jamming when using the cheap cartridges supplied by the US Army. Each trooper also had a 6-shot single-action Colt revolving pistol. No sabers, as they were required to turn them in before the battle. The Sioux and their allies were armed with a variety of weapons, most importantly the 15-shot Henry repeating rifle which they had recently been provided with the hunt buffalo. Some used bows and other traditional weapons.
it was basically about the us government wanting to force the sioux tribes onto their reservations
In US Civil War
The Battle of Little Bighorn took place around the Little Bighorn River in Montana. The Cheyanne and Sioux Indians were emboldened by recent victories over their white foes. … General George Custer and his troops were annihilated, with not a single soldier left standing, June 25, 1876.
an abo blew his horn and they ran in horror from the dreamtime breath.
Horses were killed