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8 articles avec lbh : reno's attack

Reno's attack by Wooden Leg

Reno's attack by Wooden Leg

Cheyenne warrior Wooden Leg remembers the first hour of the battle REMEMBERING RENO'S ATTACK source: Thomas Marquis, Wooden Leg, page 217 passim In my sleep I dreamed that a great crowd of people were making lots of noise. Something in the noise startled...

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Lieutenant Godfrey on Reno

Lieutenant Godfrey on Reno

Lieutenant Godfrey on what happened on Reno Hill during two hours RENO'S INCOMPETENCE source: Century Magazine, January 1892 (in William Graham, The Custer Myth, 1953, pages 129-145) "Reno was already in the fight and his (Custer's) own battalion was...

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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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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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Reno in the timber

Reno in the timber

TESTIMONIES ON RENO IN THE TIMBER Reno’s position [in the timber] was impregnable and nothing but fear could have prompted his retreat. __ Lieutenant DeRudio, Company M, 7th cavalry, after Little Bighorn (Sklenar, Larry, To Hell with Honor, p.365) ++...

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Testimony of Lieut. Edward Godfrey

Testimony of Lieut. Edward Godfrey

FAILED TO HOLD A LEG As it turned out I think Custer did make a mistake in going in with a divided force, not that the division of itself would have been fatal but because Reno failed to hold a leg even if he couldn’t skin. __ Lieutenant Edward Godfrey,...

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Testimony of Private William Taylor

Testimony of Private William Taylor

INCOMPETENCE AND INDIFFERENCE Reno proved incompetent and Benteen showed his indifference – I will not use the uglier words that have often been in my mind. Both failed Custer and he had to fight it alone. […] Among the several things that impressed me...

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