Greetings from Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

I first read about the battle of the Little Bighorn when I was 10 years old in 1968, since then I started to study the battle & the entire Indian War era but was never able to visit the battlefield. In 2016 my wife surprised me with a trip to Montana & the Little Bighorn. The first thing we did at the battlefield was to walk up the hill to where Custer fell & standing there i started to cry, I couldn’t believe I was finally there. We visited the battlefield 3 days & spent hours each day in the museum but the last day there we spent 6 hours on battle ridge I will never forget that trip


Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

This site commemorates the June 25, 1876 battle between the U.S. Army's seventh cavalry, guided by Crow and Arikara scouts, and several bands of Lakota Sioux, Cheyenne, and Arapaho. The park includes battlefields, a cemetery, and trails to hike along with history.

State(s): Montana

Established: 1946

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