Battle Of The Little Bighorn
Whether he is capturing a look between General Custer and a Sioux warrior or a mother watching her daughter ride into a rodeo arena, South Carolina artist John Hull finds the drama of the moment.
Federal officials have returned a trove of artifacts seized from a Custer-themed Montana museum during a criminal investigation that never led to charges, the museum's director and its attorney said Monday.
GREAT FALLS — A collection of paintings, photos and sketches depicting some of the last pre-reservation Native Americans, including survivors of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, could sell for more this weekend than any of the other individual works during Western Art Week.
L.A. Huffman wasn’t the first photographer working in Montana in the late 1800s, but he was one of the few who stayed to chronicle the story of the West.
COLUMBUS — Crouching in the shadow of the Stillwater County Courthouse, a simple brick structure has stories to tell.
Custer Battlefield Museum director Christopher Kortlander describes a painting depicting the Battle of the Little Bighorn on display Oct. 24, 2011, at the museum in Garryowen.
Ed Charging Elk, of the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, bows his head in June 2011 during a blessing at the site of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 signing. Charging Elk, a Vietnam veteran, has worked 27 years toward the completion of the Indian Memorial.
Not to spoil the ending for those who have yet to experience a re-enactment of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, but Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer dies, along with many 7th Cavalry soldiers.
Two re-enactments of the Battle of the Little Bighorn are among many activities planned next week in Hardin, Crow Agency and other nearby places.
Emma Hansen, of the Plains Indian Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, talks about the muslin drawing by Crow scout White Swan that depicts the Battle of the Little Bighorn that will be going on display at the museum.
Custer rides again every year in Big Horn County on the weekend nearest the anniversary of his June 25, 1876, defeat at Little Bighorn.
The 7th Cavalry, led by Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer, rides along a ridge as warriors gather below as actors prepare to reenact the Battle of the Little Bighorn at the Custer's Last Stand Reenactment in Hardin. Two annual events recreate the famed June 1876 battle.
Rick Williams plays Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer during the Custer's Last Stand Reenactment in Hardin. Two annual reenactments highlight the June 25, 1876, Battle of the Little Bighorn in which Custer was killed.
HELENA — The Montana House on Tuesday rejected a proposal to name the Winchester Model 1873 the state rifle after Native American legislators said they couldn't honor a weapon that brought "devastation" to their ancestors.
The great Larry McMurtry has written a book about Custer and the Battle of Little Bighorn.
JOAN NASBETH STEVENSON
The Northern International Livestock Exposition will turn back the clock 133 years Saturday with a cattle drive through downtown Billings.
The treasures of Montana history that are part of Thomas Minckler’s collection can seem almost inexhaustible. Here’s a look at a few gems. The earliest known letter, and envelope, mailed from Montana, or Dakota Territory as it was still known. It was dated Feb. 6, 1863, and datelined Bannack…
Four of Lt. Col. George A. Custer's six Crow scouts pose for a photograph in 1908 standing among the tombstones on the Little Bighorn battlefield in this photograph from Herman J. Viola's book, "Little Bighorn Remembered, the Untold Indian Story of Custer's Last Stand." The four scouts are, …