A Companion to Custer and the Little Bighorn Campaign by Brad D. Lookingbill

By Brad D. Lookingbill

  • An available and authoritative evaluation of the scholarship that has formed our realizing of 1 of the main iconic battles within the background of the yankee West
  • Combines contributions from an array of revered students, historians, and battlefield scientists
  • Outlines the political and cultural stipulations that laid the basis for the Centennial crusade and examines how George Armstrong Custer turned its figurehead
  • Provides an in depth research of the conflict maneuverings at Little Bighorn, paying targeted recognition to Indian testimony from the battlefield
  • Concludes with a piece analyzing how the conflict of Little Bighorn has been mythologized and its pervading effect on American culture

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The Warrior Who Killed Custer: The Personal Narrative of Chief Joseph White Bull. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Hyde, George E. 1961. Spotted Tail’s Folk: A History of the Brulé Sioux. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Hyde, George E. 1975 (orig. 1937). Red Cloud’s Folk: History of the Oglala Sioux Indians. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Jensen, Richard, ed. 2006. Voices of the American West, Vol. 1, The Indian Interviews of Eli S. Ricker, 1903–1919. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Hinman, Eleanor. 1976. ” Nebraska History 57 (1): 1–51. Howard, James H. 1998 (orig. 1968). The Warrior Who Killed Custer: The Personal Narrative of Chief Joseph White Bull. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Hyde, George E. 1961. Spotted Tail’s Folk: A History of the Brulé Sioux. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Hyde, George E. 1975 (orig. 1937). Red Cloud’s Folk: History of the Oglala Sioux Indians. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Jensen, Richard, ed.

The myth of the Little Bighorn assumed a life of its own. Conclusion The United States took action against the Lakotas and their allies after the battle of Little Bighorn. The Army quickly received reinforcements, and the Indians were compelled to surrender during a winter campaign. The federal government also turned its attention to the Lakotas residing on reservations. During the previous summer, officials had been forced to give up the purchase of Black Hills, when a sufficient number of signatures had not been gathered.

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