|On June 25, 1876, in the
of the Little Bighorn, Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and 262
of the Seventh Cavalry met defeat and death at the hands of an
force of Lakota and Cheyenne Indians.
|In this valuable source
G. Hardorff presents thirty-five interviews and statements from Indians
who were eyewitnesses to the battle.
horse masters the
basic exercises, the rider not only has a very ridable horse but one
can perform and advance in almost any discipline for which it is
western pleasure and performance riding to show jumping and dressage.
Here is the story of the
told from the vantage point of Lakota and Cheyennes, from the time at
the soldiers were first detected on their march toward the Indian
to the bitter end, as the Indians packed up and moved their camps.
from letters, newspaper articles, army reports, and manuscripts, these
rare firsthand accounts — from such key participants as Crazy
King, Two Moons, and Turning Hawk — offer new perspectives on
events. Hardorff supplements the accounts with explanatory notes,
information about the combatants, and eight maps illustrating the
of the fighters during the battle.
Indian Views Of
The Custer Fight
A Source Book
by Richard G. Hardorff
University of Oklahoma