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The guidon

The guidon

2007 experiment: what Custer saw during the Last Stand GUIDON ON WEIR POINT Experiment with guidon on Weir Point (the hill where Captain Weir, and Benteen and Reno were standing at 6 p.m.). Can it be seen from Calhoun Hill and Custer Hill (Last Stand...

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The Elliott Affair

The Elliott Affair

The story of a controversy that never existed THE ELLIOTT AFFAIR During the battle of the Washita, when Custer's 7th cavalry crushed the terror base of Cheyenne chief Black Kettle (see VIDEO: Washita), a party of 18 men, led by Major Joel Elliott, pursued...

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What Martini really said

What Martini really said

WHAT MARTINI REALLY SAID source: Custer in '76: Walter Camp's Notes on the Custer Fight, edited by Kenneth Hammer, Brigham Young University Press 1976 page 99 Giovanni Martini (aka John Martin) was Custer's last messenger, giving to Captain Benteen the...

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RCOI: incomplete

RCOI: incomplete

LITTLE BIGHORN CAMPAIGN RENO COURT OF INQUIRY: THE HOAX The Reno Court of Inquiry was the only official inquiry ever done about the Battle of the Little Bighorn. But it was a careful cover-up. " W. Kent King in his book Massacre expresses a theory that...

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Lieutenant Godfrey on Reno

Lieutenant Godfrey on Reno

GODFREY ON RENO Lieutenant Godfrey (letter to Agent Asbury in 1929): "...I always felt that Major Reno utterly failed in his part in the valley attack in the disposition of his command when he fell back in the old stream bed; that he failed to exercise...

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Weir Point witness

Weir Point witness

WEIR POINT WITNESS source: WMRH's Story of the Custer Fight, in Hutchins’ Papers of E.S. Curtis, pp. 53-54 Here is an other account that says that Custer was still fighting when Benteen was on Weir Point (6 p.m., a proof that the battle wasn't short)....

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Captain French on Reno

Captain French on Reno

LITTLE BIGHORN CAMPAIGN Captain Thomas French was one of the few officers who weren't heard at the Reno Court of Inquiry, convened January 13, 1879. Reasons : he was highly critical of Major Reno's conduct during the whole battle. He considered Reno to...

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Lieutenant Varnum's account

Lieutenant Varnum's account

VARNUM: THE LAST MORNING source: The Custer Myth by Colonel W.A. Graham, pages 342 - 343 Lieutenant Charles Varnum was the chief of scouts at the Little Bighorn. Here is one of his personal letter, written on July 4, 1876., about the morning before the...

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Eagle Elk's account

Eagle Elk's account

An Oglala Sioux's account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn EAGLE ELK' MEMORIES source: Lakota Recollections edited by Richard G. Hardorff, pages 99 -105 Art : Michael Schreck, http://michaelschreckart.com DIFFERENT BANDS were camped [together]. They...

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How the last stand looked like

How the last stand looked like

HOW THE LAST STAND LOOKED LIKE Here is one of the most accurate portrayal of the Last Stand ever (taken from "The Custer Album") 42 men behind 39 dead horses, in a 30-feet circle. "Custer's men were along a ridgeline, and they were either running along...

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