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Battle of the Little Bighorn

The Battle of the Little Bighorn, also known as Custer's Last Stand, was the most famous action of the Great Sioux War of 1876-77.


 

Quiz ID:#25969
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Category:History > War
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   The Battle of the Little Bighorn was part of the Great Sioux War of 1876-77. What was another name for the war?






#2   What was George Armstrong Custer's rank at the time of his Last Stand?






#3   What cavalry unit was defeated at the Battle of the Little Bighorn?






#4   Which of the following Indian chiefs did not participate at the Battle of the Little Bighorn?






#5   From what fort did Custer's last mission begin?






#6   In what state did the Battle of the Little Bighorn occur?






#7   After locating an Indian encampment, Custer divided his column into three units. Two units were to attack the encampment from opposite ends, while the third was to block any escape. From what direction did Custer plan to have his unit attack?






#8   Who did Custer assign to attack the encampment from the opposite direction?






#9   Who did Custer assign to prevent any Indians from escaping his two-pronged attack on the encampment?






#10   Approximately how many of Custer's men were killed at his Last Stand?






#11   Custer's body was stripped, mutilated, and scalped.




#12   The lone survivor of Custer's Last Stand was a horse named Comanche.




#13   The Indians called the Battle of the Little Bighorn by the name Battle of Sky Blue Water.




 

 


   



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