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The Little Bighorn River
The Little Bighorn River

The Little Bighorn River is a tributary of the Bighorn River in the United States in the states of Wyoming and Montana. The river is somewhat famous as the site of the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876. Little Bighorn River © 2004 Matthew Trump File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Little Bighorn River © 2004 Matthew Trump File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Wind-Bighorn rivers The Bighorn River is a tributary of the Yellowstone, approximately 461 mi (742 km) long, in the western United States in the states of Wyoming and Montana. ... State nickname: Equality State Other U.S. States Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Governor Dave Freudenthal (D) Official languages English Area 253,554 km² (10th)  - Land 251,706 km²  - Water 1,851 km² (0. ... State nickname: Treasure State Other U.S. States Capital Helena Largest city Billings Governor Brian Schweitzer (D) Official languages English Area 381,156 km² (4th)  - Land 377,295 km²  - Water 3,862 km² (1%) Population (2000)  - Population 902,195 (44th)  - Density 2. ... The Battle of the Little Bighorn—which is also called Custers Last Stand and Custer Massacre and, in the parlance of the relevant Native Americans, the Battle of the Greasy Grass—was an armed engagement between a Lakota-Northern Cheyenne combined force and the 7th Cavalry of the United... 1876 is a leap year starting on Saturday. ...


The Little Bighorn rises in extreme northern Wyoming, along the north side of the Bighorn Mountains. It flows northward into Montana and across the Crow Indian Reservation, past the town of Crow Agency, and joins the Bighorn near the town of Hardin. The Bighorn Mountains are shown highlighted in red in the western United States The Bighorn Mountains are a mountain range in northern Wyoming in the United States, forming a spur from the Rocky Mountains extending approximately 200 miles (320 km) northward on the Great Plains. ... Crow Agency is a census-designated place located in Big Horn County, Montana. ... Hardin is a city located in Big Horn County, Montana. ...


The battle site, which is on the grounds of Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, is approximately five miles south of Crow Agency, along the eastern side of the river. The Battle of the Little Bighorn, also called Custers Last Stand, was an engagement between a Lakota-Cheyenne combined force and the 7th Cavalry of the United States Army that took place on June 25, 1876 near the Little Bighorn River in the eastern Montana Territory. ...


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Little Bighorn River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (144 words)
The Little Bighorn River is a tributary of the Bighorn River in the United States in the states of Wyoming and Montana.
The Little Bighorn rises in extreme northern Wyoming, along the north side of the Bighorn Mountains.
The battle site, which is on the grounds of Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, is approximately five miles south of Crow Agency, along the eastern side of the river.
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