Battle of Little Bighorn

Battle of Little Bighorn

Battle of Little Bighorn
  • A Good Day to Die

    The Battle of Little Bighorn, also known as the Battle of the Greasy Grass by the Lakota and Northern Cheyenne, remains a complex and deeply significant event in American history. In June 1876, members of these nations had gathered along the Little Bighorn River, resisting forced relocation to re...

  • Contested Ground

    Contested Ground explores the details leading up to the Battle of Little Big Horn, an in-depth look at the battle itself, and the aftermath of the various participants.

  • Touring the Little Bighorn Battlefield

    On this tour of the most famous site of all the Indian Wars’ history, you will visit the museum and the National Cemetery, then board a bus to take a tour of the Indian village site and the scene of Reno's fight in the Valley of the Little Big Horn. A tour of the Reno - Benteen defense site, Wier...

  • Custer's Strategy of Defeat

    On the morning of June 25, 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer made the fateful decision to attack a large Native American village camped on the banks of the Little Big Horn River. It was a decision that would cost him his life, the lives of 268 of his men, and over 60 Native America...

  • Little Bighorn Animated Timeline

    This battle animation was created to assist students with better understanding the flow, timing, disposition of forces, and movements of the various cavalry participants during fighting on June 25th, 1876. It is compiled from the research of both Frederic C. Wagner III and Michael Donahue and all...