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Plains Indians at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

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Eagle Bear
Oglala Lakota

Unknown
1926, attended Battle 50 Year Anniversary
Unknown



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Eagle Chase
Lakota

Unknown
1926, attended Battle 50 Year Anniversary
Unknown



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Eagle Elk
Oglala Lakota

Fought with a Winchester repeater
Unknown



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Eagle Hat
Sans Arc Lakota

Killed in Benteen's charge to clear water carriers ravine
26 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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Eagle Tail Feather
Northern Cheyenne

Chased three soldiers south along west bank of the river
Unknown



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Eagle Thunder
Lakota

Unknown
1926, at Cheyenne River Agency
Unknown



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Ear Ring Prick
Oglala Lakota

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



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Elk Bear
Mato Hehaka
S
ans Arc Lakota
Killed fighting Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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Elk Head
1825
Sans Arc Lakota

Unknown
14 December 1914, Green Grass Cheyenne River Reservation



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Elk Heart
Hunkpapa Lakota

Slightly wounded in valley fight
Unknown



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Elk Nation
Hunkpapa Lakota

Fought Custer's Column; rescued wounded Little Bear
1929, at Standing Rock Agency
Unknown



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Elk Stands Alone
Elk Stand on Top, Elk Stands Above
Hehaka Wankata Najin
S
ans Arc Lakota
Killed
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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Enemy
Oglala Lakota

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



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Eugene Little Soldier
Akichitahchigala
Circa 1863
Lakota
Fought with arrows against Reno
1890, detailed to take Sitting Bull at Ghost Dance outbreak
1929, Standing Rock Lakota Reservation, awarded pension for Indian Police Service
Unknown

   
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