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Little Bighorn, Battle of the

This clash between U.S. cavalry and Sioux and Cheyenne Indians has gained renown in both history and legend. Although a triumph for the Indians, the disaster celebrated as “Custer's Last Stand” so outraged the American people that the army launched a counteroffensive that ended warfare on the northern plains.

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