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Diane Merkel

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Plains Indians at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

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Callous Leg
Unknown

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Charcoal Bear, a/k/a Coal Bear
Northern Cheyenne, Medicine Man

Unknown
Unknown



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Charging Hawk
Minniconjou Sioux

Unknown
Unknown



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Charging Hawk
Oglala Sioux

8 years old at the time of the battle
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Charging Sheild
Oglala Sioux

Unknown
Unknown



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Chase in the Morning
Oglala Sioux

Brother of Black Wasicha
Unknown
Unknown



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Chased By Owls
Hinhan Okuwa
Two Kettle Sioux

Killed in the valley fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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Chatka
Hunkpapa Sioux

His body was found in abandoned teepee in the valley.
Scout at Fort Lincoln
Unknown



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Chief Man
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Circling Hawk
Oglala Sioux

Unknown
Unknown



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Circling Hawk
Oglala Sioux

Unknown
1929, at Standing Rock Agency
Unknown



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Closed Hand, a/k/a Black Bear, Crippled Hand
Northern Cheyenne; suicide warrior

Unmarried
Killed in hand to hand fighting with Custer's troops
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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Cloud Man
Mahpiya Wicasa
S
ans Arc Sioux
Killed fighting Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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Clown
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Combing
Sioux

Unknown
1926, at Cheyenne River Agency
Unknown



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Comes Again
Oglala Sioux

Participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown, still alive at age 86



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Comes Flying
Minniconjou Sioux

Unknown
Unknown



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Comes from War
Oglala Sioux

Participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Comes in Sight, a/k/a Coming Up
Northern Cheyenne
, chief
Brother of Buffalo Calf Road Woman
Made a brave run at Company C, stampeding the horses
Unknown; in Oklahoma at age 66



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Comes the Day
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Contrary
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Contrary Belly, a/k/a Buffalo Bull Wallowing
Northern Cheyenne

In the charge which stampeded horses in Custer's Column
Unknown



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Corn, a/k/a Charlie Corn
Northern Cheyenne
, warrior
Charged soldiers in Custer fight; stampeded the horses
1926, attended Battle 50 Year Anniversary
Unknown



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Crawler
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Crawler
Hunkpapa Sioux

Father of Moving Robe Woman
Unknown
Unknown



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Crazy Bear
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown

Crazy Bear


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Crazy Hawk
Sioux

Unknown
1929, at Standing Rock Agency
Unknown



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Crazy Head
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Crazy Head
Northern Cheyenne
Father was Cheyenne; mother was Crow

Third ranking Cheyenne in the battle
Unknown

Crazy Head


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Crazy Heart
Minniconjou Sioux
, Shirt Wearer
Son of Chief Lame Deer
In the Custer fight
Unknown



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Crazy Heart
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Crazy Horse
Tashunka Witko
About 1845 on the Republic River
Oglala-Brule Sioux

Led one of the closing charges on Last Stand Hill
5 September 1877, Fort Robinson, Nebraska



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Crazy Mule
Northern Cheyenne
; Crazy Dog Warrior
Unknown
Unknown



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Crooked Nose
Northern Cheyenne

Broke through timber in Reno fight; killed Arikara scout
Unknown



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Cross Bear
Sioux

Unknown
1929, at Standing Rock Agency
Unknown



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Cross Prick
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Crossways
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Crow Bow
Minniconjou Sioux

Unknown
Unknown



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Crow Boy
Sans Arc Sioux

Fought Custer's Column
Unknown



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Crow Dog
Brule Sioux
, warrior
In the Custer fight; took three Army horses to his lodge
Unknown



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Crow King
Kangi Yatapi
Hunkpapa Sioux, chief, lead 80 warriors

In valley, on Reno Hill, on Custer Ridge
1884



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Crow Necklace
Northern Cheyenne

Wore warbonnet
Unknown



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Cut Belly, a/k/a Open Belly, Has Sorrel Horse
Sunksa Yuha
Northern Cheyenne
, suicide warrior
Unmarried
Severely wounded, subsequently died
Probably 28 June 1876

   
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