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The Battle of Little Bighorn, 25–26 June 1876

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab Little Bighorn, more than a third of Lt Col George Custer’s 7th Cavalry perished along with their commander when Custer ignored the warnings of his Indian scouts and precipitately engaged 3000 Sioux

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George Armstrong Custer in Pictures

George Armstrong Custer

By Callie Oettinger   CALLIE OETTINGER  was Command Posts’ first managing editor. Her interest in military history, policy and fiction took root when she was a kid, traveling and living the life of an Army Brat, and continues today.  

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Leaving Little Bighorn

Little Bighorn battlefield

By John C. McManus Back at the main column, General Terry and Colonel Gibbon watched as a lone horseman, Bradley’s runner (Private Henry Rice from H Company), rode across the river and up to them. Rice’s face was pale and flushed

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