Battle of the Little Bighorn Reenactment - Photography by Donald Pash
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Lakota Warrior Crossing Little Bighorn River

I captured this image at the 2016 Little Bighorn Battle Re-enactment, at the actual site where the battle took place, June 1876. The battle-ready Lakota Warrior is ​riding across the Little Bighorn River. The fight was an overwhelming victory for the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho, led by several major war leaders, including Crazy Horse and Chief Gall, inspired by the visions of Sitting Bull. Five of the 7th Cavalry's twelve companies were annihilated; Custer was killed, as were two of his brothers, a nephew, and a brother-in-law.