Battle Of Little Bighorn : The Worst Defeat Of American History

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Battle of Little Bighorn: The Worst Defeat in American History The Battle of Little Bighorn may have been a defeat but the brave men who became patriots that fought for their country will forever be named for their devotion. Those men gave their lives to save future generations. The men that would give their lives for ours should be honored for their bravery. We are the people they fought to save and for that we owe them our approval. They started their journey with the march. The march on the river was long and unbarring for the brave men who fought to protect our country. On June 25, 1876 General Gorge Custard split his 650 troops three ways Little Bighorn, Battle of the Urwin. The three columns were under command of General Custard,…show more content…
Reno barely made it out alive; he inspired the men to fight to stay alive (Eyewitness to History The Battle of Little Bighorn 1876). Reno told his men to stand up and don’t let the Indians beat you (Eyewitness to History The Battle of Little Bighorn 1876). Reno didn’t shelter any of his men in the many hours of the day (Eyewitness to History The Battle of Little Bighorn 1876). Reno made it out but didn’t pursue to the sound of gunfire at Custard’s location (9112 West Legends The Battle of Little Bighorn Weiser). General Terry later rescued Reno and the last of his men (9112 West Legends The Battle of Little Bighorn Weiser). Custard’s last stand was an utterly defeat of the brave Americans (Little Bighorn, Battle of the Urwin). The odds were 20 to 1 the soldiers were giving it all they had but they had no chance of winning and a slim chance of living (The apolpahe 5 koster). Custard and his men were overwhelmed fast and dismounted (The Battle of Little Bighorn Conrad). Custard was facing 3000 Native American soldiers (history.comStaff). In a last effort, Custard threw his rifle at the Indians (The Battle of Little Bighorn Conrad). Custard fought hand to hand with sitting bull as a sign of superiority (The Battle of Little Bighorn Conrad). During the battle Reno was some 3.5 miles away and failed to march to the sound of gun fire (9112 West Legends The Battle of Little Bighorn Weiser). The fight lasted less than an hour

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