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Men with the Seventh Cavalry at the Time of the Battle

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Role During Battle:
Death:
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Babcock, Elmer
10 June 1856, Pharsalia, Chenango County, New York

Farmer
21 September 1875, Boston, Massachusetts
Private, Company L
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Bailey, Henry Allen
25 March 1852, Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island

Blacksmith
24 October 1872, Springfield, Massachusetts
Blacksmith, Company I
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Bailey, John A.
John E. Bailey
20 September 1847, Jo Daviess County, Illinois
Unknown person; divorced 17 February 1869
6 September 1894 to Margaret Katherine Johnson

(15 December 1840 - 6 October 1919; buried in St. Paul)
Florence, born 2 August 1899, St. Paul, Minnesota
Saddler
10 December 1870, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Saddler, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
Elevator Operator
2 June 1915, St. Paul, Minnesota
Elevator accident
3 June 1915, Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis



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Bailey, William James
William Baker
24 April 1850, Alexandria, Virginia
Teamster
4 May 1876
Private, Scout
Not present, on the steamer Far West
14 October 1933, St. Cloud, Florida
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Courtesy of Sherian Grant Kennedy


   
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Baker, William H.
3 December 1848, Golconda, Illinois
Farmer
1 October 1875, New York, New York
Private, Company E
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Medal of HonorBancroft, Neil
November 1845, Oswego, New York
Lumberman
20 September 1873, Chicago, Illnois
Private, Company A
Valley and hilltop fights
5 October 1878, Medal of Honor
Brought water for the wounded under a most galling fire.
Unknown
Unknown


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Banks, Charles
1848, Dublin, Ireland
Waiter
14 September 1868, New York, New York
Private, Company L
With pack train and hilltop fight
14 May 1901, West Point, New York
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, New York


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Barking Wolf
Schiri-Tiwana
1855, Dakota Territory
Arikara
9 May 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, North Dakota
Private, Indian Scout
Not present due to illness
Unknown
Unknown


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Barnett, Charles Clinton
7 May 1857, Camden, Ohio
Carpenter
25 March 1876, Cincinnati, Ohio
Private, Company G
Not present, detached service
3 April 1935, Anacortes, Skagit County, Washington
Grand View Cemetery, Anacortes, Washington, Plot B-012-004, Space 1


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Barry, John D.
1849, Waterford, Ireland
Laborer
21 September 1875, Boston, Massachusetts
Private, Company I
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Barry, Peter Orlando
1845 [gravestone has 1847] Washington, D.C.
Kate Gartrell (1848-1939)
Farmer
16 July 1867, Washington, D.C.
Private, Company B
Not present, detached service
3 July 1907, Morgan, Maryland
Morgan Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Woodbine, Carroll County, Maryland


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Barsantee, James Franklin
10 February 1853, Boston, Massachusetts
Sailor
8 March 1876, Boston, Massachusetts
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
8 July 1941, Boston, Massachusetts
Unknown


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Barth, Robert
1850, Pforzheim Baden, Germany

Goldsmith
6 December 1872, Albany, New York
Private, Company E
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Bates, Joseph
Joseph C. or John Murphy
10 June 1838, Providence, Rhode Island

Clerk
27 March 1866, New York, New York
Private, Company M
Valley and hilltop fights
13 September 1893, Sturgis, South Dakota
Suicide
Bear Butte Cemetery, Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota



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Bauer, Jacob
1842
, Baden, Germany
Soldier
4 March 1876, McComb City, Mississippi
Private, Company K
Not present due to illness
Unknown
Unknown



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Baumbach, Conrad
1840, Berlin, Germany

Musician
26 June 1875, St. Louis, Missouri
Private, Band
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Baumgartner, Louis
1853, Baden, Germany

Laborer
3 February 1872, Cincinnati, Ohio
Private, Company A
Valley and hilltop fights
22 May 1895, Washington, D.C.
Unknown



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Bear Comes Out
Comes the Bear, Old Caddoo
Matokianapa
1827, Dakota Territory

Dakota Sioux, Blackfeet
3 February 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Indian Scout
With Reno's Column, but did not cross the river
8 June 1878, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Indian Scout Cemetery, McLean County, North Dakota



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Bear Running in the Timber
Buffalo Ancestor, Buffalo Body, Whole Buffalo
Tonhechi-Tu
1835, Dakota Territory

Dakota Sioux
11 May 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Indian Scout
With Reno's Column, but did not cross the river
Unknown
Unknown



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Bear's Eye or Bears Eyes
Wolf-Stands-in-the-Cold, Wolf-in-the-Blizzard
Gunuhc Chiriku
1845, Dakota Territory

to Sister of Red Bear (also known as Good Elk)
Arikara
1 April 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Indian Scout
Not present, detached service
October 1887, Fort Berthold Agency, Dakota Territory
Indian Scout Cemetery,
McLean County, North Dakota



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Bear Waiting -See Round Wooden Cloud


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Beck, Benjamin
15 October 1852, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Moulder
3 January 1876, New York, New York
Private, Band
Not present, detached service
30 April 1910, Camden, New Jersey
Unknown



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Bell, James Montgomery
1 October 1837, Williamsburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania

Soldier
24 November 1866
First Lieutenant, Company D
Not present, on leave
17 September 1919, Hermosa Beach, California
San Francisco National Cemetery (The Presidio)



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Bender, Henry
1846, Berlin, Prussia

Clerk
28 January 1873, New Orleans, Louisiana
Sergeant, Company L
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Bennett, James C.
1848, Shelby, Ohio

Laborer
11 September 1875, New York, New York
Private, Company C
With pack train and hilltop fight, wounded in the chest on 26 June 1876
5 July 1876 on the Far West at 3:00 A.M.
Unknown



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Widow's Pension:

Benteen, Frederick William
24 August 1834, Petersburg, Virginia

Theodore Charles Benteen
Caroline Hargrove Benteen
7 January 1862 to Catherine Louise Norman
Captain, Company C, 10th Missouri Volunteer Cavalry
24 November 1866
Captain, Company H,
commanded battalion
Scouting duty and hilltop fight, wounded
22 June 1898, Atlanta, Georgia
25 June 1898, Westview Cemetery, Atlanta
November 1902, Arlington National Cemetery
Section 3, Grave 1375
14 October 1898, Kate Benteen who died 17 February 1906

Frederick William Benteen


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Berwald, Frank
3 December 1852, Posen, Poland

Blacksmith
25 January 1873, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Private, Company E
With pack train and hilltop fight
9 October 1936, Highland Falls, New York
Sacred Heart Cemetery, Highland Falls, New York



Name:


Big Belly - See Half Yellow Face


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Bischoff, Charles Henry
23 September 1855, Bremen, Germany

Barber
23 November 1872, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Private, Company C
Not present, detached service
14 February 1924, Baltimore, Maryland
Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland



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Bishley, P. Henry
9 October 1846, Chicago, Illinois

Soldier
6 October 1875, St. Louis Barracks, Missouri
Private, Company H
Hilltop fight, wounded
18 March 1929, Napa County, California
Veterans Memorial Grove Cemetery, Yountville, California
Section H, Row 14, Grave 26



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Bishop, Alexander Browne
22 November 1853, Brooklyn, New York

Sailor
15 April 1875, New Orleans, Louisiana
Corporal, Company H
Hilltop fight, wounded
19 September 1935, Brooklyn, New York
The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York



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Bishop, Charles Henry
11 May 1854, Washington, D.C.

Watchmaker
15 April 1875, New Orleans, Louisiana
Private, Company H
Hilltop fight, wounded
4 December 1929, East St. Louis, Illinois
Greenwood Cemetery, Fairview Heights, St. Clair County, Illinois



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Black Calf
Hani-katil, Anikadil
Boy Chief
1857, Dakota Territory

Arikara
26 April 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Indian Scout
With Reno's Column
4 June 1922, Armstrong, North Dakota
Unknown



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Black Fox
Chewakuca-teet
1857, Dakota Territory

Arikara
9 May 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Indian Scout
Not present, scouting
5 October 1936
Holy Family U.S. Scouts Cemetery, Sanish, Mountrail County, North Dakota



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Black Porcupine
Sunu katil
1855, Dakota Territory

Arikara
9 May 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Indian Scout
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Black, Henry
1850, Donegal, Ireland

Laborer
23 November 1872, St. Louis, Missouri
Private, Company H
Hilltop fight, wounded
Unknown
Unknown



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Blair, James C.
18 December 1850, Camden, New Jersey

Carpenter
29 December 1874, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Private, Company K
Not present, detached service
25 August 1918, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Unknown



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Blair, Wilbur F.
1841, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Corporal, 201st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers
Printer
18 September 1872, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Private, Company A
Valley and hilltop fights
2 October 1891, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Lewisburg Cemetery, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania



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Blake, Thomas
1850, New York, New York

Clerk
15 January 1872, New York, New York
Private, Company A
Valley and hilltop fights
12 March 1927, New York, New York
Unknown



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Bloody Knife
Netsiri-paat
1837, Hunkpapa Reservation, Dakota Terr.

Father was Hunkpapa; mother was Ree
She Owl
Arikara
13 March 1876
Guide, Quartermaster
Killed in valley fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield
In the valley, Little Bighorn Battlefield



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Blunt, George
9 January 1846, Baltimore, Maryland

Carpenter
10 September 1866, Baltimore, Maryland
Private, Company K
Hilltop fight
23 November 1905, Joyce Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland
Suicide by gas asphyxiation
Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland



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Boam, William
March 1853, Manchester, England

Sailor
22 December 1874, Boston, Massachusetts
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
36 Bowery Street, New York City, New York
Unknown
Unknown



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Bobtailed Bull
Hukos-tarix
1831, Dakota Territory

Bear Woman (She Bear) died July 1876; three children
Arikara
Grass Dance Society leader
26 April 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Sergeant, Indian Scout
Killed in valley fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Bobo, L. Edwin
1845, Franklin County, Ohio

Wife (married Daniel Kanipe 12 April 1877); two children
Clerk
23 December 1867, New York, New York
First Sergeant, Company C
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Bockerman, August
1851, Elberfield, Prussia

Bookkeeper
12 February 1872, Chicago, Illinois
Private, Company A
Not present, detached service
17 April 1904, St. Joseph, Missouri
Unknown



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James Boggs
10 March 1846, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Farmer
18 May 1866, Cincinnati, Ohio
Private, Company H
Not present, discharged for medical reasons on 15 May 1876
7 October 1921, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Shoops Cemetery, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

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Bohner, Aloys
1830, Baden, Germany

Musician
2 January 1866, New York, New York
Trumpeter, Company D
Hilltop fight
27 July 1887, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa
Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa



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Boisen, Christian C.
26 May 1840, Denmark

Bootmaker
25 March 1873, Memphis, Tennessee
Private, Company K
Hilltop fight
21 January 1923, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas
Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas



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Bonner, Hugh
December 1845, Boston, Massachusetts

Laborer
18 March 1876, Boston, Massachusetts
Private, Company B
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Boren, Ansgarius
1850, Linkoben, Sweden

Student
12 February 1872, Chicago, Illinois
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
Unknown
Unknown



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Borter, Ludwig
1850, DeWalle, Switzerland

Farmer
4 October 1873, New York, New York
Private, Company A
Not present, confined
Unknown
Unknown



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Bott, George A.
12 March 1853, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Isaac Bott
Betty Bott
Leo Payton Bott
Augusta Bott Rose
Clerk
16 September 1875, Cincinnati, Ohio
Private, Company A
Valley and hilltop fights
1883
Oakland Cemetery, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas



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Botzer, Edward
1845, Bremerhaven, Germany

Unknown
26 November 1866, New York, New York
Acting First Sergeant, Company G
Killed in valley fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Bouyer, Mitch
1837
, near Fort Pierre, Dakota Territory
Mary (Magpie Outside); two children
Guide
8 April 1876, Crow Agency, Montana

Guide, Quartermaster
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, MT
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, MT



Name:


Bowers, Frank - alias - See Frank Volkenstine


Name:
Boy Chief - See Black Calf

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Boyle, James P.
15 December 1855, County Tyrone, Ireland

James Boyle (later married Bridget McDermott with whom he had seven children)
Mary Boyle
Laborer
7 December 1874, Boston, Massachusetts
Private, Company G
Valley and hilltop fights, wounded in the back
2 September 1920, Bismarck, North Dakota
4 September 1920, St. Mary's Cemetery, Bismarck, North Dakota
Lot 8, Row 8, Block A



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Boyle, Owen
1843, Waterford, Ireland

Andrew Boyle
Soldier
19 December 1874, Boston, Massachusetts
Private, Company E
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Braden, Charles
23 November 1847, Detroit, Michigan

Jeanette Devin, daughter of Gen. Thomas Devin
15 June 1869, graduated United States Military Academy
15 June 1869, West Point, New York
First Lieutenant, Company L
Not present due to illness
15 January 1919, Highland Falls, New York
U.S. Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, New York

Charles Braden


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Brady, William
1848, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Plumber
15 September 1875, Cincinnati, Ohio
Private, Company F
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Braendle, Wilhelm Friedrich (also listed as Brandel, Brandal)
William Brandle, William Cummings
1 November 1855, Wurtemburg, Germany

Anna (died 1935)
Laborer
8 October 1873, St. Louis, Missouri
Private, Company C
Not present, detached service at Yellowstone Depot
15 December 1932, Santa Rosa, California
Chronic valvular heart disease
San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, California



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Brainard, George
1846, Brooklyn, Ohio

Teamster
22 January 1872, Cleveland, Ohio
Private, Company B
Not present, detached service
20 November 1886, Cleveland, Ohio
Unknown



Name:
William Brandle - alias - see Wilhelm Friedrich Braendle

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Brandon, Benjamin
Robert Nelson
1831, Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Soldier
10 August 1866
Farrier, Company F
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Medal of HonorBrant, Abram B.
1849, New York, New York

Civil Engineer
27 September 1875, St. Louis, Missouri
Private, Company D
Hilltop fight
5 October 1878 (posthumously), Medal of Honor
4 October 1878, Camp J.D. Sturgis, Dakota Territory
Gunshot wound to the abdomen
Fort Meade National Cemetery, Fort Meade, South Dakota
Section 2, Row 4, Site 187



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Braun, Frank
1848, Berne, Switzerland

Laborer
23 September 1875, Louisville, Kentucky
Private, Company M
Valley and hilltop fights, wounded
in face and left thigh
4 October 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Operation on gunshot wounds experienced on Reno Hill
Fort Abraham Lincoln Cemetery, Dakota Territory
Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Montana
Grave 571A



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Braun, Franz C.
1845, Aix-la-Chapelle, Germany

Turner
13 May 1873, Chicago, Illinois
Private, Company I
With pack train and valley fight

Unknown
Unknown



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Brennan, John
1849, County Waterford, Ireland

Laborer
24 September 1875, St. Louis, Missouri
Private, Company C
Straggler from Custer's Column; in hilltop fight

Unknown
Unknown



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Bresnahan, Cornelius
July 1852, Mount Auburn, Massachusetts

Laborer
3 October 1873, Boston, Massachusetts
Private, Company K
Hilltop fight

40 Reed Street, North Cambridge, Massachusetts
25 June 1901
North Cambridge Catholic Cemetery, North Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass.



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Brightfield, John
23 June 1853, Dearborn County, Indiana

Cabinetmaker
7 October 1875, Cincinnati, Ohio
Private, Company C
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Bringes, John
1845, Hanover, Germany

Unknown
23 August 1866, Chicago, Illinois
Farrier, Company A
Valley and hilltop fights

Unknown
Unknown



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Brinkerhoff, Henry M.
12 April 1854, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Laborer
1 December 1874, St. Louis, Missouri
Private, Company G
Valley and hilltop fights

4 February 1933, National Military Home, Los Angeles, California
4 February 1933, Los Angeles National Cemetery
Section 58, Row E, Site 12



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Briody, John
1847, New York, New York

Unknown
9 August 1866, New York, New York
Corporal, Company F
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Broadhurst, Joseph F.
1852, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John Broadhurst
Harriet Fox Broadhurst
Weaver
22 September 1873,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Private, Company I
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Brogan, James
1849, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Unknown
15 March 1871, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Private, Company E
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Bromwell, Latrobe
February 1847, Frederick County, Maryland

Clerk
9 August 1875, Baltimore, Maryland
Private, Company E
Not present due to illness
29 April 1923, Washington, D.C. [Gravestone has 9 April]
Soldiers' Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.



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Brown, Alexander
19 February 1844, Aberdeen, Scotland

Unknown
13 December 1866. Chicago, Illinois
Sergeant, Company G
With pack train and hilltop fight
7 April 1884, Fort Meade, Dakota Territory
Syphilis affecting spinal cord
Fort Meade National Cemetery, Sturgis, South Dakota
Section 1, Row 4, No. 44



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Brown, Benjamin Franklin
1849, Taylor County, Kentucky

Farmer
12 March 1872, Louisville, Kentucky
Private, Company F
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Brown, Charles
Adam Karl Reinwald
July 1846, Bavaria, Germany

Soldier
21 June 1873
Sergeant, Commissary Staff
Not present, furloughed

1879, North Star, Ohio
Unknown
Unknown



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Brown, George C.
1851, Baltimore, Maryland

Candymaker
19 October 1872, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Corporal, Company E
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Brown, Hiram Erastus
Erastus Groves Brown
December 1846, Mount Vernon, Ohio

Celia (died 9 January 1946, Oxford, Chenango County, New York)
Student
8 March 1871, Cincinnati, Ohio
Private, Company F
Not present, detached service

20 May 1904, Watervliet, New York
Unknown



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Brown, James
1853, County Queens, Ireland

Moulder
23 March 1876, Baltimore, Maryland
Private, Company B
Not present, detached service

Unknown
Unknown



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Brown, Joseph
1844, Berlin, Prussia

Carpenter
27 January 1875, St. Louis Barracks, Missouri
Private, Company K
Hilltop fight

Omaha, Nebraska
Unknown
Unknown



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Brown, Nathan T.
1843, Marion County, Indiana

Carpenter
25 November 1874, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Company L
With pack train and hilltop fight

13 September 1877, Canyon Creek, Montana Territory
In battle during engagement with the Nez Perce
Fort Assinniboine, Montana Territory
27 March 1905, Custer National Cemetery
Crow Agency, Montana, Grave 1415(5)B



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Brown, William A.
1843, Hamburg, Germany

Unknown
5 December 1867, New York, New York
Private, Company F
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Bruce, Patrick
1844, Cork, Ireland

Unknown
1 May 1876, Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Company F
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Bruns, Carl August
23 June 1830, Brunswick, Germany

Maria
Musician
25 November 1875, New York, New York
Private, Company E
Not present, detached service
4 January 1910, Mandan, North Dakota
Mandan Union Cemetery, Mandan, North Dakota



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Bucknell, Thomas J.
1849, Cincinnati, Ohio

Unknown
23 September 1875, Cincinnati, Ohio
Trumpeter, Company C
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Brush - See Bush
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Buffalo Ancestor, Buffalo Body - See Bear Running in the Timber

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Bull
Hukos
1856, Dakota Territory

Arikara
9 May 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Indian Scout
With Reno's Column but did not cross the river
Unknown
Unknown



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Bull in the Water or Bull Stands in the Water
Hukos Tihahrt
1853, Dakota Territory

Arikara
Da-roch-pa Society leader
9 May 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Indian Scout
With Reno's Column but did not cross the river
1893, listed on Fort Berthold Agency census
Unknown
Unknown



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Burdick, Benjamin Franklin
27 April 1852, Grafton, Rensselaer County, New York

Samuel Cutler Burdick
Susan Jones (1827-1851)
Cooper
13 January 1872, Troy, New York
Private, Company A
Not present, detached service

11 January 1930, Albany, New York
Beverwyck Cemetery, Rensselaer, New York



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Burgdorf, Charles J.
1845, Hanover, Germany

Soldier
28 February 1876, Chicago, Illinois
Private, Company K
Not present, detached service

Unknown
Unknown



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Burke, Edmund H.
10 August 1842, Manchester, England

Horseshoer
16 December 1871, Yorkville, South Carolina
Blacksmith, Company K
Hilltop fights

1923, Sumner, Bremer County, Iowa
21 April 1925, Sumner, Bremer County, Iowa
Mount Calvary Cemetery, Sumner, Bremer County, Iowa



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Burke, John - Alias - See Oscar F. Pardee

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Burkhardt, Charles
1846, Summerville, Ohio

Cigarmaker
7 September 1866, Chicago, Illinois
Private, Company K
Hilltop fight

About 1888, near Natchitoches, Louisiana
Unknown



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Burkman, John W.
10 January 1839, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Teamster
16 August 1870, Limestone Creek, Kansas
Private, Company L
With pack train and hilltop fight

6 November 1925, Billings, Montana
Suicide, gunshot wound
Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Montana
Section A, Grave 1463



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Burlis, Edmund
19 March 1848, Klingnau, Switzerland

Anna Kasten
Edmond (1883-1946)
Musician
13 November 1871, Chicago, Illinois
Private, Band
Not present, detached service

22 October 1924, St. Louis, Missouri
Park Lawn Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri



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Burnham, Lucian
1851, Conkling, Saratoga County, New York

Sawyer
9 December 1872, Scranton, Pennsylvania
Private, Company F
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Burns, Charles
1847, Howard County, Maryland

Soldier
8 March 1876, Baltimore, Maryland
Private, Company B
Not present, detached service

Unknown
Unknown



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Bush or Brush, Red Brush, Red Wolf
Naparanuhc
1847, Dakota Territory

Little Sioux
Arikara
26 April 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Indian Scout
With Reno's Column but did not cross the river
About 1916
Unknown



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Bustard, James
21 May 1844, Drumbar, County Donegal, Ireland

James Bustard
Elizabeth Funston Bustard
Soldier
19 July 1870, Chicago, Illinois
Sergeant, Company I
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Butler, James
1842, Albany, New York

Unknown
31 May 1870, Cincinnati, Ohio
First Sergeant, Company L
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Butler, James W.
1 April 1844, Limerick, Ireland

Unknown
18 September 1869, Fitzmeadow, Colorado
Private, Company F
Not present, detached service
8 June 1924, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia National Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Plot NEW, 359

   
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