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Custer's last stand

Colonel George Custer's decisive defeat by the Sioux at the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876. Modern historians approach Custer's last stand much differently than those of the early 20th century.
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Word of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer's death at the Battle of the Little Bighorn on 25 June 1876, reached most Americans right after the republic marked the one hundredth anniversary of its independence.
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