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Men Associated with the Seventh Cavalry
at the Time of the Battle of the Little Bighorn
(including Scouts and Civilians)

Surname Index:


In the Surname Index, underscored names of cavalrymen are linked to bibliography pages. Underscored dates of death are linked to obituaries and/or other death notices. Underscored cemetery names are linked to memorials on Family member information listed in the memorials may not be included in this website's listings. When spelling and/or dates are in doubt, the headstone information is used unless there is strong evidence to the contrary.


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Arlington National Cemetery - "They Rode with Custer"

The Seventh Regiment of Cavalry, chapter by Major E.A. Garlington from The Army of the United States. Historical Sketches of Staff and Line with Protraits of Generals-in-Chief (1896) (Subscription Site)

Friends of the Little Bighorn Battlefield

Hammer, Kenneth. Biographies of the 7th Cavalry. Fort Collins: Old Army Press, 1972.

Hammer, Kenneth. Men with Custer: Biographies of the 7th Cavalry : June 25, 1876. Edited by Ronald H. Nichols. Hardin: Custer Battlefield Historical & Museum Association, 1995.

Home of Heroes

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

Nationwide Gravesite Locator

Nichols, Ronald H., ed. Men With Custer. Hardin: Custer Battlefield Historical & Museum Association, 2000.

Pennsylvania Volunteers of the Civil War

The State of New York and the Civil War

Wagner, Frederic C., III, Participants in the Battle of the Little Big Horn: A Biographical Dictionary of Sioux, Cheyenne and United States Military Personnel. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2011.

Williams, Roger L. Military Register of Custer's Last Command (Hidden Springs of Custeriana). Norman, Oklahoma: Arthur H. Clark Company, 2009.



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