Battlegrounds and Cemetary at Little Big Horn
picture was taken from the top of the hill where the "Bighorn Battlefield
National Monument" stands (prior to 91 it was called Custer's Monument).
It is looking down across the valley where the Little Big Horn Battle took
In the foreground is part
of the original cemetary where the remains of Custer's troops lie buried
In the far distance hidden
by the grove of trees is where the Lakota nation was encamped on June 25th,
1876. Unknown to Custer when his 7th calvary made their pre-dawn raid was
that there were over 5,000 sleeping indians in the village. The assault
against the village was made with about 140 troops.
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