Monday, June 22, 2009

June 25th- Battle of Little Big Horn

Did you know that June 25th marks the anniversary of the Battle of Little Big Horn? Often referred to as Custer’s Last Stand, it is where George Custer and the 256 men under his command lost their lives in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Learn more from acclaimed historian Dee Brown in the book “Showdown at Little Big Horn”, including events of the days and weeks through the eyes and ears of the participants from both sides. “They Died With Their Boots On” by Douglas Scott is an archaeological reclamation of the battlefield site. As forensic and archeologist combined talents to preserve and identify evidence after a wildfire stripped the scene of vegetation and exposed the site.

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