The Civil War, Day by Day

Custer's Last Stand (detail)


General George Custer Dies

Under the leadership of Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, and others, thousands of Sioux, Cheyennes, and Arapahos gathered along the Little Bighorn, determined to remain free of government control. It was here that Custer found them on June 25, 1876, and fought a battle now known around the world.




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