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On Sunday June 25 1876, On at or near Little Big Horn river, General Custer and 265 members of his Regiment were killed in battle against hostile Indian tribes.

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At the battle of the Little Bighorn the Sioux Indians defeated the US Army under the leadership of what officer?

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


Who led the American army in the battle of little big horn?

General Gorege Armstrong Custard. He led the 7th cavalry (208 men) into battle with roughly 10,000 Sioux Indians. They all lost their lives, including the General.


Where was the site of the Sioux massacre of George Custer's 7th Cavalry?

Quote: The Battle of the Little Bighorn, known to the Lakota and other Plains Indians as the Battle of the Greasy Grass and commonly referred to as Custer's Last Stand. Unquote. As this quote states, it was not just the Sioux, but a combination of other tribes, that brought Custer's downfall. The battle took place in Montana.


What is the battle of the big horn?

That was the famous battle, known also as 'Little Big Horn' and as 'Custer's Last Stand', fought in the American state of Montana between the Sioux and the U. S. 7th Cavalry in 1876. Fortunately, the good guys won.


How did George Custer violate the Treaty of Fort Laramie?

When he and the 7th Cavalry entered the Sioux lands in search of gold, the treaty was violated. It eventually ended up leading to the Battle of Little Big Horn and Custer's Last Stand.


What led to the battle of little horn?

The Battle of Little Big Horn occurred as a result of the Sioux Wars. Operating under US army and government orders, Lt Col George Armstrong Custer lead elements of the 7th US Cavalry in an effort to locate and destroy a Sioux encampment in North Dakota. Custer badly underestimated the size and resistance of the camp, with the result that much of his command was destroyed.


When did the wounded knee massacer happen?

The Wounded Knee Massacre or the Battle of Wounded Knee was the last armed conflict between the Great Sioux Nation and the United States of America and of the Indian Wars. This last battle in the American Indian wars took place on DECEMBER 29, 1890 when the Sioux refused to hand over their weapons to the 7th Cavalry, the troops opened fire. About 150 Sioux, half of them women and children, and 25 soldiers died in the battle. With the knowledge that the butchery that occurred that day could not be, by any stretch of the imagination, classified as a battle, massacre is the proper term.


Who was involved in the wounded knee massacre?

The Lakota Sioux Indians the leader was chief sitting bull and The 7th cavalry commanded by Samuel Whitside!


Who was the leader of the 7th Cavalry in the Battle of Little Bighorn?

Some person from the 1800's


What was the Battle of Greasy Grass?

"Greasy Grass" is the Lakota name for the "Battle of Little Bighorn", where the Sioux defeated the 7th Cavalry on June 25 and June 26, 1876. The battle took place near the Little Bighorn River in eastern Montana Territory, and is famous for "Custer's Last Stand", where commander George Armstrong Custer died, along with many of his men.


How old was General Custer when he died?

Custer was 36 when he died in battle against the Sioux on June 25, 1876. (born December 5, 1839) Though his wartime rank reached Major General, George Armstrong Custer was a Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the 7th Cavalry when he was killed at the Battle of Little Bighorn.


Who was deafeted at the battle of Little Bighorn?

Lt Col G A Custer and the 7th Regiment US Cavalry


What was the name of the of the battle where the cheyenne defeated the us army?

The Cheyenne and Lakota annihilated Custer's 7th Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Big Horn in Montana.


Why did the Battle of the Little Bighorn take place?

Sioux and Cheyenne Indians were upset with whites who continually intruded into their sacred lands in the Black Hills, and defiantly left their reservations in late 1875. They gathered with Sitting Bull in Montana. The government tried to persuade them to go back to the reservation and they refused. The government labeled them as hostile, and sent the army to deal with them. Custer, leading the 7th Cavalry, came upon the Indians camped in the Bighorn Valley. There were no survivors in the Cavalry unit after the battle.


General Custer and his 7th cavalry were wiped out at the battle of the little big horn who was the president at this time?

ulysses grant


Who was chief of the Lakota Sioux surrendered to US army at the battle of little bighorn?

The Sioux won the Battle of Little Bighorn, not leaving a single American of General George Armstrong Custer's 7th Cavalry alive, meaning that they did not surrender but won the battle.The battle however, made the US fight full force to avenge the death of one of there best generals, which in fact lead to the end of The Indian War and forced almost every Native Americans to move to reservations or to drop there customs and live with whites.(Sorry if I bored you)


Battle of little big horn renamed Custers last stand?

No, not anymore than the Gulf War was renamed Operation Desert Storm, as many people seem to believe. Custer's Last Stand refers to the portion of the battle in which part of the 7th Cavalry Regiment personally commanded by Colonel Custer was surrounded and wiped out. Another part of the 7th commanded by Major Reno had already clashed with the Sioux and taken casualties, and the remaining part of the 7th commanded by Captain Benteen arrived later. Custer's Last Stand was part of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, but it is not another name for the battle.


What happened when soldiers found gold in the Black Hills?

The 7th Cavalry discovery of gold in the Black Hills of South Dakota led to a massive gold rush in the area. This caused serious issues with the Sioux Indians and laid the foundation for the Great Sioux War of 1876 to 1877.


Where was the movie 7th Cavalry filmed?

The 1956 movie "7th Cavalry" was filmed in Mexico, in the states of Mexico and Durango.


Who was the leader in the US army in the little bighorn battle?

Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer commanded the US 7th Cavalry Regiment


What was the film called with Custer's horse dandy in it?

the movies called 7th cavalry starring Randolph Scott. Dandy actually saves the day by returning to the battlefield. the sioux flee thinking custers returned from the grave!!


Who led the United States Cavalry at the battle of Little Bighorn?

Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer of the 7th U.S. Cavalry. Check the link below for the list of soldiers, officers, and civilians at the Little Bighorn.


Who led the seventh cavalry to their death at the battle of little big horn?

Lieutenant Colonel (Brevet Major General of Volunteers) George Armstrong Custer was the commanding officer of the Custer Battalion of the 7th Cavalry at the time of the Battle of Little Big Horn, and leader of the troops killed there with him on "last Stand Hill".


What battle was a great victory for the Sioux?

Battle of the Little Bighorn in June 1876 between a squadron of the 7th US Cav and the Sioux nation. Not to be confused with the film starring Mel Gibson's (as LTC Moore) "We Were Soldiers..." also about a big battle involving the 7th US Cav in 1965 in South Vietnam. Note: LTC Custer's command group, including Custer (but not his whole regiment) were cleaned out in the 1876 fight. Moore's command group and many of his men survived the 1965 battle.


What was colonel Custer's regiment?

7th Cavalry RegimentUpon graduating, Lt. Custer was assigned to the 2nd US Cavalry.Just prior to the Battle of Gettysburg, he was promoted to General at the age of 23 and placed in command of a Brigade of Michigan Cavalry.During the Indian Wars and at Battle of Little Big Horn, he commanded the 7 U.S. Cavalry.