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The Sioux and cheyenne defeated the US cavalry at the battle of?


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Sitting Bull, war chief of the Lakota Sioux and Northern Cheyenne people. They defeated General Custer and his cavalry.

The young cavalry officer who the Souix defeated in battle was Lieutenant Colonel Custer at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

General George Armstrong Custer was the commanding officer of the 7th Cavalry, which was defeated by the Sioux at the Little Bighorn.

He was the leader of a US cavalry patrol which was destroyed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn by native Americans of the Sioux & Cheyenne tribes.

It was a battle between Sioux Indians and US Cavalry

The Participants in this Battle were- US Government- The Sioux Clan- Cheyenne- Arapaho

Because, at the battle of the Little Bighorn, he moved his cavalry patrol against a force of Indians, Sioux & Commanche I think, much too large for his patrol to fight against................ it was actually Sioux and Cheyenne. He was expecting about 800 and instead faced thousands.

General Custer was defeated at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. It used to be called Custer's Last Stand by the whites and the Battle of the Greasy Grass by the Indians. Custer defied orders to just observe the Indians and instead, in his arrogance ignored the scouts advice of the sheer numbers of Indians and attacked the encampment. It was not just the Sioux, however, but the Cheyenne, Arapaho and a few other tribes who defeated him.

The residents of that community were Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapahoe.

The Battle of Little Big Horn took place on June 25, 1876. Lieutenant Colonel George Custer and his U.S. Army troops were defeated by the Native American Lakota Sioux and Northern Cheyenne.

Well, They started fighting in Minnesota in 1730. the Chippewa defeated the Sioux due to firearms they obtained from the French. At Kathio in 1750,the Chippewa inflicted a crushing defeat on the Sioux. in 1789 the Sioux defeated the Chippewa at Stone Lake. in 1790 the Chippewa defeated the Sioux at the Horsefly. In 1806,they were again defeated at Mole Lake. in 1842 they defeated the Sioux at the battle of the Brule. the fighting stopped around the 1850s,and both tribes had a new enemy: the invading whites.

Custer was a Union cavalry general in the Civil War, the youngest at the time. Brave and aggressive, he led successful assaults at Gettsburgh, where they held Stuart's forces to a draw. Later killed at the battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876 by Sioux and Cheyenne forces.

Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. Sitting Bull was elderly and did not fight in the battle, but he was widely respected among the Sioux, and his vision of a Sioux victory was instrumental in rallying them to fight.

Chief Sitting Bull, leader of the Sioux Nation

AnswerGeorge CusterAnswer Except they did not defeat the US army... they defeated approximately two fifths of the US 7th Cavalry.Custer divided his forces into 3 detachments, only Custer's was was massacred... Both Major Reno and Benteen's commands largely survived the battle, and, technically, were left in possession of the field.

Sioux forces led by Crazy Horse surrounded and defeated Custer and his troops.

The 7th cavalry (a regiment of the US Army) was under the command of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.The Indian war party ( a combination of the LakotaSioux,North Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes) was led by Sitting Bull.

Battle of the Bull was a famous battle faut by the Sioux. This battle was fought in 1368 but the Sioux and Cheynee!

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