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Diane Merkel

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Plains Indians at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

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Takes the Horses
Minniconjou Sioux

Brother of Dog Backbone
Unknown
Unknown



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Tall Bear, a/k/a White Antelope
Cheyenne

Unknown
7 July 1876, killed during Sibley Scout



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Tall Bull
Oglala Sioux

Unknown
April 1877, killed while attempting to surrender to Miles



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Tall Bull
Oglala Sioux

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



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Tall Bull, a/k/a Jacob Tall Bull
Northern Cheyenne

Brother-in-law of Lame White Man
Fought Reno's skirmish line; lost his horse in Custer fight
Unknown; living in 1914



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Tall Sioux
Northern Cheyenne

In a sweat lodge when Reno attacked the village
Unknown



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Tall White Man
Northern Cheyenne, Little Warrior Chief

Unknown
Unknown



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Tanglehorn Elk, a/k/a Tangled Horn Elk
Northern Cheyenne

Captured an Army Carbine
Unknown



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Tanned Nuts
Oglala Sioux

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



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The Bud
Oglala Sioux

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



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The Buggar
Oglala Sioux

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



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The Bull
Oglala Sioux

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



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The Chief
Oglala Sioux

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



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The Hand
Oglala Sioux

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



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The Hill
Oglala Sioux

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



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The Last
Oglala Sioux

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



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The Lights
Oglala Sioux

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



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The Man Who Walks With His Dogs
Sioux

Fought alongside Kill Eagle
Unknown



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The Rump
Oglala Sioux

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



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The Shield
Oglala Sioux

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



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The Whore
Oglala Sioux

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



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Thick Face
Oglala Sioux

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



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Thin Elk
Sioux
, warrior
In the Custer fight
Unknown



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Three Bears
Mato Yamni
Minniconjou Sioux

Wounded in the valley fight, subsequently died
27 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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Three Hawks
Oglala Sioux

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



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Thunder Hawk
Brule Sioux

Wounded in the Battle of the Rosebud
Recuperating in the village
Unknown



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Thunder Hawk
Oglala Sioux

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



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Thunder Tail
Oglala Sioux

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



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Ties His Hair
Northern Cheyenne

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



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Tobacco
Oglala Sioux

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



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Top Lodge
Oglala Sioux

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



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Torn Belly
Oglala Sioux

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



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Touch the Clouds, a/k/a Tall Sioux
Minniconjou Sioux, chief

Cousin of Crazy Horse
Unknown
Unknown



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Touches His Grub
Northern Cheyenne

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



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Tribe
Northern Cheyenne

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



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Tripe Fold
Oglala Sioux

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



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Turkey Legs, a/k/a Thomas Flying
Northern Cheyenne

In valley fight; charged inside timber
1926, attended Battle 50 Year Anniversary
Unknown



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Turtle Rib
Minniconjou Sioux

June 24, 1876, arrived at the village
Killed a Ree
Unknown



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Two Bear
Sans Arc Sioux

Killed by Reno's scouts on the east side of the river
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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Two Birds
Northern Cheyenne

With Little Wolf's band
Unknown
Unknown



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Two Bulls
Hunkpapa Sioux

Estimated there were 600-800 warriors at the battle
Unknown



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Two Bulls
Sioux

Said Custer's soldiers fought like boys, not men
Unknown



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Two Eagles
Brule Sioux

Said Custer's Column split into two battalions
Unknown


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Two Face
Oglala Sioux

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



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Two Feathers
Northern Cheyenne

Unknown
Unknown



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Two Moons
Ishaynishus
1847
Northern Cheyenne

Warrior Chief of the Fox Warrior Society
In the valley, hilltop, and Custer fights
His band surrendered to Miles at Fort Keogh
1917
Highway 212, west of Busby, Montana



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Two Strikes, a/k/a Knock Off Two
Nomp Karpa
1819
Brule Sioux

Lieutenant of Spotted Rabbit
Killed two soldiers who were riding on one horse
Unknown; alive in 1906

   
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