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Diane Merkel

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Plains Indians at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

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Hairy
Oglala Sioux

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



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Hairy Hand
Northern Cheyenne

Unknown
Unknown



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Hanging Wolf
Northern Cheyenne

Crossed river; fired at Custer's Column near Medicine Tail
Unknown



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Hangs His Head
Oglala Sioux

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



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Hard to Hit
Oglala Sioux

One of three Sioux to meet Reno's advance in the valley
Unknown



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Harshay Wolf
Unknown

One of many said to have killed Custer
Unknown


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Has Horn
Sioux

Fought Custer's Column
Unknown



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Hawk Man
Canska Wicasa
Hunkpapa Sioux
, Chief
Killed in front of the Reno skirmish line
25 June 1876
, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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Hawk Stays Up
Hunkpapa Sioux

Counted coup in the fight with Custer
Unknown



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He Dog
Northern Cheyenne

Unknown
Unknown



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He Dog (a/k/a Male Dog)
Sunka Bloka
Oglala Sioux
, Soreback (Cankahuhan) Band
Spring 1840 near the head of the Cheyenne
River, near the Black Hills, Dakota Territory
Black Rock (probably Inya Sapa)
Short Bull (Tatanka Ptecela)
Stone (Inyan), born circa 1841
One Horse They Owned (Tasunke Yuhpi), born circa 1876
Fought at Medicine Tail Ford
Surrendered at Red Cloud Agency
Escaped into Canada to join Sitting Bull
Surrendered at Fort Keogh, Montana
Transferred to Standing Rock Agency
Transferred to Pine Ridge Agency
1936


Photograph taken at the Red Cloud Agency in the fall of 1877.



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Heap Bear Lays Down
Oglala Sioux

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



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Henry Bear Thunder
Sioux

Unknown
1926, at Cheyenne River Agency
Unknown



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Her Eagle Robe
Hunkpapa Sioux

Reported to have killed Isaiah Dorman
Unknown



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High Back, a/k/a High Backbone
Minniconjou Sioux
, Chief
Unknown
Unknown



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High Bear
Sans Arc Sioux
, Sub-Chief
Unknown
Unknown



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High Bear
Northern Cheyenne

Captured a 1st Sgt.'s roster, filled it with battle drawings
Unknown



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High Eagle
Oglala Sioux
, warrior
Unknown
Unknown; lived to at least age 88



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High Eagle
Sioux
, chief of great council lodge
Killed in the Reno fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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High Elk
Sans Arc Sioux

Killed by Reno's soldiers
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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High Horse
Sans Arc Sioux

Unknown
Unknown



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High Horse
Minniconjou Sioux

In the valley fight; killed in the fight with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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High Walking
Northern Cheyenne

Son of One Horn
Unknown
Unknown



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Hoarse
Oglala Sioux

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



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Hole in Face
Oglala Sioux

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



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Hollow Horn Bear
Brule Sioux

Father of Iron Shell
Unknown
Unknown



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Hollow Horns
Sans Arc Sioux

May have participated
Killed in an attempt to surrender to Nelson A. Miles
April 1877



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Hollow Sunflower
Oglala Sioux

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



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Hollow Wood
Northern Cheyenne
, warrior
Unknown
Surrendered to Nelson A. Miles; served as scout
1926, attended Battle 50 Year Anniversary
Unknown



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Hona
Sioux

Unknown
1929, at Standing Rock Agency
Unknown



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Horn Chips, a/k/a Encouraging Bear
Oglala Sioux

Unknown
Unknown



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Horned Horse
Oglala Sioux

Unknown
Interviewed Crazy Horse at Fort Robinson
Unknown



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Horney Horse
Hunkpapa Sioux

Fought Custer's Column
Unknown



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Horse Bear
Oglala Sioux

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



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Horse Road, a/k/a Chicken Hawk
Northern Cheyenne

Father of Limber Hand
Camp guard on watch the first night
Unknown



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Horseshoe
Sioux

May have participated
1926, at Cheyenne River Agency
Unknown



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Howling Wolf
Northern Cheyenne

Wore war bonnet during the battle
Unknown



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Hump, a/k/a Hump Nose
Etokeah
circa 1848
Minniconjou Sioux, chief

Fought Reno and Custer; horse shot under him; shot in leg
10 December 1908
Episcopal Cemetery, Cherry Creek, Ziebach County, South Dakota



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Humped Little Crow
Minniconjou Sioux

Unknown
Unknown



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Hunts the Enemy
Oglala Sioux

Unknown
Unknown

   
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