Battle of the Little Bighorn




Timeline

Y/M/D Description Place
1876/06/25 263 US Army soldiers battle several thousand Lakota and Cheyenne warriors Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Crow Agency
1876/06/25 2nd Lieutenant Jordan Crittenden, Company L, is killed on Calhoun Hill. Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Crow Agency
1876/06/25 George Custer dies at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Crow Agency
1876/07/01 Mug Taylor, scout for General Gibbons, arrives in Stillwater direct from Little Horn river. He brings intelligence that General Custar found an Indian camp, of about 2,000 lodges. on the Little Horn, and immediately attacked it. Columbus, MT, Montana
1876/07/02 Special Correspondent Mr W H Norton dispatches a courier, presumably the Mr Countryman, with the story of Battle of the Little Bighorn to the Helena Herald newspaper in Helena, Montana.
1876/07/03 Mr Taylor, bearer of dispatches from the Little Horn to Ft Ellis, arrived this evening and reports the following: General Custer and fifteen officers and EVERY MAN BELONGING TO THE FIVE COMPANIES WAS KILLED. - THE BOZEMAN TIMES EXTRA Bozeman, Montana
1876/07/04 HELENA DAILY HERALD EXTRA - A TERRIBLE FIGHT, Gen Custer and his Nephew KILLED, The Seventh Cavalry cut to pieces The Whole Number Killed 315 From our Special Correspondent Mr W H Norton, Stillwater, MT, July 2nd, 1876.

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