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On this Day
In 1876 – Isaiah Dorman, a former slave and interpreter for the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars became the first and only black to die with General George Custer at the battle of “Little Bighorn.” Sioux medicine man Sitting Bull reportedly offered Dorman a last drink of water on the battlefield.
- The Battle of the Little Bighorn, June 25th – 1876 (warhistoryonline.com)
- Custer scout ledger art featured at Cody gallery opening (billingsgazette.com)
- Nearly 300 people turn out to participate in Custer’s Last Stand Re-enactment (missoulian.com)
- Little Bighorn re-enactment brings history alive (billingsgazette.com)
- Could Custer Have Won? (historynet.com)