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Ride along with the 7th Cavalry to their doom

Ride along with the 7th Cavalry to their doom

Custer's Last Stand reenactment veteran Mark Robertson rides with the 7th Cavalry to their demise, again. Robertson and the rest of the reenactors entertained a crowd in Hardin, MT during the annual reenactment of the Battle of Little Bighorn, June 22, 2013.LLOYD BLUNK/Gazette Staff

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Field detectives

Field detectives

Volunteers walk below the Absaroka Mountains looking for evidence of the passage of the Nez Perce and the 7th Cavalry in 1877.

June 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Nez Perce monument

Nez Perce monument

A monument to the Nez Perce sits atop Dead Indian Pass in the Absaroka Mountains, where members of the tribe passed in 1877 and eluded the 7th Cavalry.

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Archaeologists, volunteers work to solve Nez Perce trail mystery

Archaeologists, volunteers work to solve Nez Perce trail mystery

CLARK, Wyo. — Back in 1877, at a point not far from here, a band of Nez Perce Indians slipped from the Absaroka Mountains onto the prairie, eluding the U.S. Army’s 7th Cavalry in hot pursuit.

June 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Nez Perce trail meetings slowly finding new stories

Nez Perce trail meetings slowly finding new stories

CODY, Wyo. — A small group of people from Wyoming and Montana turned out this week to learn more about the Nez Perce National Historic Trail, and to discuss plans for the trail’s future management.

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'Custer's Last Flag' sold for $2.2 million

'Custer's Last Flag' sold for $2.2 million

The only U.S. flag not captured or lost during George Armstrong Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Bighorn in southeastern Montana sold at auction Friday for $2.2 million.

December 10, 2010 7:23 am Photos

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Michigan museum's Little Bighorn flag for sale in New York

NEW YORK - Lt. Col. George Custer and the men of his 7th Cavalry Regiment went into the Battle of the Little Bighorn with flags flying, but they were wiped out, and nearly all their military artifacts were carried away by the victorious Lakota Sioux warriors.

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‘Roadshow’ calls in 7th Cavalry

‘Roadshow’ calls in 7th Cavalry

LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL MONUMENT — “Antiques Roadshow” firearms appraiser Christopher Mitchell stood on a patch of grass in front of Last Stand Hill on Thursday morning, explaining that “Custer range” weapons are worth a heck of a lot of money.

June 25, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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