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Staning Bear's Story of the Battle, #3
A Minneconjou Sioux's account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Interview with Walter Mason Camp on July 12, 1910, at Manderson, South Dakota.1
Here is another account of the battle by Standing Bear, and another, plus his account of the great sun dance on the Rosebud just before the battle

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STANDING BEAR'S ACCOUNT

Minneconjou Sioux warrior Standing BearSAYS BLACK BEAR and several others early in morning of June 25 were up on divide going off on a visit, and as they proceeded they crossed the trail of the Sioux leading into valley of Little Bighorn. This trail was then several days old and there was something about it that attracted their attention, and upon closer inspection, they discovered a fresh trail of shod horse tracks on the older trail. Having fought soldiers (Crook) only a few days before, their suspicions were at once aroused, and one of them proposed that they ride back to the top of the divide and take a look around, which they quickly did. From this point they could see the smoke of Custer's camp to their left, and away off to their right, high up among some trees, a small party of men, apparently scouts (Varnum's party). From this I take it that the shod horse tracks on the old trail which they discovered was the trail of Varnum in advance of Custer. They then retraced their steps to high ground, and here it was that Varnum saw them. [Note: He Dog said that a Sioux named Fast Horn was also one of the Indians they saw that morning.]

Says that Custer's dust was seen approaching the village over low ground to the east, down a kind of dry coulee. As soon as the soldiers came in sight they...


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