The Battle of the Little Bighorn

Known world-wide as Custer’s Last Stand, this is an overview of Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer’s defeat by the Lakota and Cheyenne nations on June 25-26, 1876 in what is today the state of Montana.

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History of the Warrior Markers:

How They Came To Be At Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

Red granite markers honor the Lakota and Cheyenne warriors who died fighting George Armstrong Custer and the 7th Cavalry during the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Here is the story of how the markers finally came to be.