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The Battle -- Before, During, After

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No New Posts Battle Chronology

Explore specific events prior to and during the battle in chronological order. Be sure to check all pages for updates.

44 1,976 June 18 and June 19: Greased Wheels
by tubman13
Jun 18, 2015 6:20:40 GMT -5
No New Posts Battle Chronology Discussion

Discuss the Battle Chronology Topics here.

33 1,801 Man verses Horse Marathon.
by magpie
Oct 2, 2015 13:56:48 GMT -5
No New Posts Battle Theories

Discuss your theories of the battle or those others have proffered.

135 16,015 Location of Custer's Body
by tubman13
Oct 6, 2015 18:34:20 GMT -5
No New Posts Battle Basics - 1 Viewing

Questions/Answers for those who are new to the study of the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

492 27,218 Cpl.Foley - messenger?
by smawson44
Oct 7, 2015 6:56:18 GMT -5
No New Posts Custeriana Queries - 7 Viewing

Ask questions, get answers!

890 23,981 What should Custer have done.
by montrose
Oct 6, 2015 21:32:14 GMT -5


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No New Posts Collections

Provide links and info about the location of various collections. Separate thread for each name, please!

20 44 M.A.R.
by herosrest
Oct 5, 2015 4:38:46 GMT -5
No New Posts Independent Research

Share interesting bits of information you have discovered. No arguments on this board!

156 2,509 Screenplay
by scottbono
Aug 22, 2015 19:09:35 GMT -5
No New Posts Map Gallery

Those who have created maps (or stolen good ones) are invited to post them here for ease of review.

11 49 On-Line USGS Topo Maps
by Beth
Sept 17, 2015 19:54:51 GMT -5
No New Posts Photo Gallery

Share photos of your LBH-related travels.

201 1,450 Where was Tom?
by AZ Ranger
Jul 10, 2014 9:38:00 GMT -5
No New Posts Witness Interviews

Explore various witness accounts of the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

31 377 Mary Adams
by herosrest
May 1, 2015 18:03:19 GMT -5

In Search of . . .

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No New Posts Army Command

Discuss the men who were in the chain of command all the way up to the White House.

8 333 The CYA Factor
by dave
May 28, 2015 9:51:05 GMT -5
No New Posts Seventh Cavalry Members

Questions/answers about specific 7th Cavalry members.

366 3,437 Wallace - Location
by herosrest
Oct 4, 2015 17:54:39 GMT -5
No New Posts Northern Plains Indians

Questions/answers about specific Indians.

339 4,222 Animosity
by tubman13
Jun 13, 2015 4:23:05 GMT -5
No New Posts Places of Interest - 1 Viewing

A state-by-state guide to LBH-related treasures in the lower 48 and the District of Columbia.

Sub-boards: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Outside the USA

116 332 Custer and Shoal Creek
by Beth
May 26, 2015 18:30:44 GMT -5
No New Posts Sole Survivors!

There are so many "Sole Survivor" claims, these guys deserve their own board!

22 356 Frank Finkel
by magpie
Oct 5, 2015 17:06:19 GMT -5
No New Posts Tupperware Gossip!

For those who need a break from the perils of battle, join the Tupperware Gossip Party!

71 1,313 Custer/LBH "stuff" at auction - 03/15-16/15
by Beth
Mar 19, 2015 23:17:39 GMT -5

Other People, Battles, and Events

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No New Posts Other Indian Tribes

Discuss the Southern Plains Indians or tribes from other regions during the Indian Wars period.

45 582 On First Americans
by Beth
Apr 27, 2015 12:53:33 GMT -5
No New Posts Other People of Note

Feel free to discuss other people of interest from the late 19th Century.

17 58 Colonel William A Graham
by Carl
Feb 24, 2014 22:13:59 GMT -5
No New Posts Civil War

Discuss the activities of GAC and other Seventh members during the Civil War.

45 351 ACW
by dave
Mar 31, 2015 12:44:26 GMT -5
No New Posts Civil War 150th Anniversary Events

Post information about events commemorating the 150th Anniversary.

1 3 Huge Civil War reenactment/event in MN June 24-26
by lizs
Jun 16, 2011 12:53:25 GMT -5
No New Posts Indian Wars - 1 Viewing

Discuss the other battles of the Indian Wars period.

45 806 Snake War and Indian depradations in the ION country
by tubman13
Jun 9, 2015 5:26:37 GMT -5
No New Posts Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

Info and discussions about Buffalo Bill and his Wild West Show.

33 153 family history
by tubman13
Mar 23, 2015 19:38:43 GMT -5
No New Posts Wounded Knee

Discuss the last major conflict of the Indian Wars.

23 385 Wounded Knee massacre site photo
by newn
Aug 23, 2012 4:19:22 GMT -5

Authors' Forum

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No New Posts Books

Authors of books will answer your questions here or ask for your assistance with research.

22 590 New Custer Book: Custer's Trials by TJ Stiles
by crzhrs
Aug 21, 2015 12:05:41 GMT -5
No New Posts Unpublished Manuscripts

Authors of unpublished manuscripts can post them here for feedback.

10 92 Progress
by zekesgirl
Aug 3, 2013 18:32:56 GMT -5

Book Boards

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No New Posts Book Reviews

If you would like to offer your opinion of a book, this is the place!

51 444 The Strategy of Defeat at the Little Big Horn by Fred Wagner
by Beth
Sept 13, 2015 13:04:45 GMT -5
No New Posts Writing and Publishing

Share tips about writing and publishing.

26 416 Gasp!
by fred
Nov 16, 2014 0:28:08 GMT -5
No New Posts Book Collections

Share your collection list or ask questions about book collecting.

35 523 Library
by benteen
Nov 18, 2013 13:31:37 GMT -5
No New Posts Books About the Civil War

Recommend/discuss books about the Civil War. A new thread for each book title, please.

28 150 GETTYSBURG... Other Times
by Diane Merkel
Sept 22, 2010 13:31:44 GMT -5
No New Posts Books About LBH and the Indian Wars

Recommend and/or discuss books about the period. A new thread for each book title, please.

224 2,225 Inventing Custer: The Making of an American Legend
by Diane Merkel
Oct 4, 2015 9:20:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Books About Western American History

Discuss books about other facets of American history. A new thread for each book title, please.

37 221 West Point Atlas of American Wars
by quincannon
Jan 10, 2015 0:43:14 GMT -5
No New Posts Journals, Magazines, Newsletters

LBH-related periodicals, including articles in mainstream newspapers and magazines.

57 486 Unlocking the Mystery of Custer's Last Stand
by dave
Apr 12, 2015 12:47:22 GMT -5
No New Posts Other Media

LBH-related media, including artwork, cartoons, games, movies, records, & TV shows.

194 1,855 Legends & Lies--Custer
by Yan Taylor
Jun 2, 2015 13:39:40 GMT -5

Take a Break!

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No New Posts Around the Campfire

Here you can discuss anything you like without being chastised! Go for it!

438 7,038 Richard MacLeod... A Friend
by herosrest
Oct 6, 2015 19:42:55 GMT -5
No New Posts Introductions

Introduce yourself, tell us how you became interested in LBH, or just say "Hi!"

81 1,272 Silent Lurker
by fred
Oct 1, 2015 8:20:33 GMT -5
No New Posts In Memoriam

Tributes to members of this board who left us far too soon.

7 8 Richard "Dark Cloud" MacLeod ~ June 2015
by Diane Merkel
Sept 11, 2015 8:45:09 GMT -5
No New Posts General and Miscellaneous

News, events, questions . . . whatever! If it doesn't fit another category, post it here!

501 7,351 September 15
by dave
Sept 15, 2015 11:29:36 GMT -5

Reenactors' Forum

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No New Posts Civil War Reenactors

A place for Civil War reenactors to meet and exchange information.

4 23 Anteitam 2012
by Dark Cloud
Sept 16, 2012 12:32:27 GMT -5
No New Posts Indian Wars Reenactors

A place for Indian Wars reenactors to meet and exchange info.

46 287 Sutler Needed!
by Yan Taylor
Sept 8, 2014 8:58:34 GMT -5

Crow Agency and Battlefield News

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No New Posts Local News

Exchange news and information about the Crow Agency and the local area.

41 414 Virus
by Beth
Sept 13, 2015 16:50:33 GMT -5
No New Posts Current Projects

News and your views about projects in and around the Little Bighorn Battlefield

16 180 New Smoke Signals
by tubman13
Dec 11, 2014 19:15:57 GMT -5
No New Posts Events Around June 25, 2006

Information exchange for events surrounding the anniversary of the battle.

8 52 CBHMA Events, June 2006
by princesstori
Jun 23, 2009 2:28:05 GMT -5
No New Posts Visit the Battlefield in June 2007!

Are you planning to go to the Battlefield this June? If so, this is the place to share info.

4 57 See the Centennial Car!
by TopKick1833
Oct 16, 2008 11:24:36 GMT -5
No New Posts Meet at LBH in 2008!

Share your plans for your trip to the Little Bighorn Battlefield in 2008!

by Dark Cloud
Feb 7, 2009 17:20:51 GMT -5
No New Posts Visit Little Bighorn in 2009!

If you are planning to visit the battlefield this year, please let everyone know your plans!

2 45 Wanted: History Detectives!
by princesstori
Jun 24, 2009 11:57:09 GMT -5
No New Posts The Big Jaunt of 2010

Big Gordie is planning a BIG JAUNT to the battlefield. Tell us your LBH plans for 2010.

3 85 Independent Company of Explorers
by AZ Ranger
Sept 22, 2015 12:06:11 GMT -5
No New Posts Little Bighorn Visits in 2011

If you are planning to visit the battlefield this year, post your plans here in hopes you can link up with others.

9 91 2016, Anyone on board?
by dave
Sept 24, 2015 21:16:31 GMT -5


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