Bruce Brown's 100 Voices...
Ice Bear's Story of the Battle
RENO CHARGED the camp from below and got in among the lodges of Sitting Bull's camp, some of which he burned, but Reno got frightened and stopped and the Indians caught him and he retreated, as in all the accounts. [Note Reno's troops also killed the wife and children of Gall]. Then word was brought that Custer was coming, and the Indians all began to go back [downstream] to fight Custer.
Custer rode down to the river bank and formed a line of battle and charged, and then they stopped and fell back up the hill, but he met Indians coming from above and from all sides, and again formed a line. It was here that they were killed.
From the men and from the horses of Reno's command, the Indians had...
This is a FREE EXCERPT from Bruce Brown's
For the FULL item -- with citations, notes, footnotes, etc. -- BUY the COMPLETE 100 Voices, all of which is SEARCHABLE...
© Copyright 1973 - 2015 by Bruce Brown and BF Communications Inc.
BF Communications Inc.
Website by Running Dog