Custer's Last Stand
HARDIN — As enthusiastically as historical re-enactors Rick Williams and Jim Rowland — and a supporting cast of maybe 100 others — did their job Friday afternoon, it’s almost like 138 years hadn’t intervened since Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer died in a grassy field outside Hardin.
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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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.
The last stand of Lieutenant Colonel George Custer at Little Big Horn is recreated outside of Hardin on June 24, 2011.
Auctioneer David Redden conducts bidding for 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, during an auction at Sotheby's, in New York, Friday, Dec. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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.