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Theo. W. Goldin's Story of the Battle, #2
THE STORY OF THEO. W. (FRED) GOLDIN
"JUST BEFORE we left the Rosebud and on June 21, 1876 I was called to headquarters to assist the Sergeant-major in preparing various orders and in compiling our records for the field desk we carried on a pack mule and when we left the Rosebud the following day I was, by order of Lieut. Cook, regimental Adjutant, retained at headquarters as an orderly or messenger and when the command was divided on June 25th, while still some fifteen miles from the village of the enemy and so far as I have ever been able to learn, without any definite knowledge as to the exact location or strength of the village. I remained with the column under Gen. Custer until we reached a point possibly a mile downstream from the point where we knew Reno was already engaged with the upper end of the huge village. In the meantime Gen. Custer had left his column and ridden to a point out of our sight, but which evidently overlooked the scene of Reno's engagement. I state this because we later learned that...
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