Monday, April 14, 2014

L is for Little Bighorn

View from the top of Little Bighorn
We visited Little Bighorn National Monument in eastern Montana in the summer of 2009. Here in 1876 a band of Lakota Sioux, Arapaho and Cheyenne led by Chief Sitting Bull annihilated the outnumbered U.S. 7th Army cavalry regiment led by General George Armstrong Custer. The photo is taken from the top of the hill where the battle took place. Later, markers were placed where bodies had been found.

8 comments:

Rosie Amber said...

A great place to visit and think about the past. Have given your blog a shout out from my letter L todayhttp://rosieamber.wordpress.com/

Rosie Amber said...

A great place to visit and think about the past. Have given your blog a shout out from my letter L todayhttp://rosieamber.wordpress.com/

Vidya Sury said...

How interesting! I must catch up on your earlier posts. Always good to know about places!

Thank you for that lovely limerick, Bob!

:-)


Vidya Sury
Rocking the A to Z Challenge with Team Damyanti
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Madeline Mora-Summonte said...

Interesting photo!

Thanks for visiting my blog the other day.

Madeline @ The Shellshank Redemption
Minion, Capt. Alex's Ninja Minion Army
The 2014 Blogging from A-Z Challenge

Silvia Villalobos said...

Very interesting, Bob. Another place/state I have never visited. Thank you for virtually taking us there. Looks so peaceful, a place to spend a lot of time with one's thoughts.

Rhonda Parrish said...

That must have been a place to inspire a lot of quiet introspection.

Jocelyn Rish said...

I've never been there, but I imagine that's one of those places where you can feel the weight of what happened there.

Hope you’re having fun with the A to Z challenge,
Jocelyn

betty said...

We used to live in Billings, about 50 miles from Little Big Horn. We would visit it occasionally, especially when relatives came to visit. It was surreal to walk around and drive through it and learn what went wrong with the battle for Custer and his men.

betty