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Stanislas Roy's Story of the Battle
THE STORY OF SERGEANT STANISLAS ROY
ON 5th OF JUNE got caught in snow storm between Hart [Heart] river and O'Fallon creek and very cold weather.... Roy says wagon train went no further than Powder river. Did not go to Rosebud and then return to Powder.... Indian graves were in hollow between Miles City and Rosebud.
About Ft. Keogh is where Reno came in off his scout. Between here and the Rosebud we came across low ground with Indian graves in trees. G troop men tore them down and robbed them and threw bones into Yellowstone. Some of the men told McIntosh that G troop might be sorry for this.... On trail along Rosebud Indian ponies had eaten grass off each side for long distances....
Roy says when started at noon 6/22 left camp in timber about mile east of mouth of Rosebud and cut across hill and struck Rosebud some distance from river, crossing it and continuing up west side of it. His account seems to indicate that Custer followed a route now marked by the...
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