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7th Cavalry monument, Little Bighorn Battlefield
7th Cavalry monument, Little Bighorn Battlefield
Title7th Cavalry monument, Little Bighorn Battlefield
Date of Originalbetween 1881 and 1910
DescriptionThe 7th Cavalry monument sits within a fence at the top of a hill on the Little Bighorn Battlefield. Markers on the hillside show where soldiers originally fell and were buried after the battle.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectMilitary
Cemeteries and graves
Historic sites
Subject (LCTGM)Battlefields
Graves
Monuments & memorials
Subject (LCSH)Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876
Organization NameUnited States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.
LocationLittle Bighorn Battlefield (Mont.)
Decade1880-1889
1890-1899
1900-1909
Item NumberC0820-1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Custer Battlefield 130-RWG"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe remains of about 220 soldiers, scouts and civilians are buried around the base of this monument. In 1881, bodies were exhumed from the battlefield and reburied in a single grave here.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection C
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (C0820-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshC08201
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