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Men with the Seventh Cavalry at the Time of the Battle

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Caddle, Michael C.
9 June 1844, Dublin, Ireland

Unknown
29 September 1873, New York, New York
Sergeant, Company I
Not present, detached service
1 May 1919, Bismarck, North Dakota
Fort Rice Cemetery, Fort Rice, Morton County, North Dakota



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Cain, Morris (or Maurice)
29 April 1857, Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Farmer
16 September 1875, Boston, Massachusetts
Private, Company M
Valley and hilltop fights
13 August 1906, Colville, Washington
Unknown



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Caldwell, William Millard
22 February 1857, Curwensville, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
25 December 1887 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, to Blanche Miller
Laborer
23 March 1876, Baltimore, Maryland
Private, Company B
Not present, detached service
30 October 1913, Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
1 November 1913, Old Town Cemetery, Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania


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Calhoun, James
24 August 1845, Cincinnati, Ohio
7 March 1872 to Margaret Emma Custer
Soldier
31 July 1867
First Lieutenant, Company C
Commanded Company L; killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield
Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
July 1877
3 August 1877, Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth County, Kansas, Section A, Row 0, Grave 1489
James Calhoun


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Callahan, Jonathan J.
18 July 1853, Salem, Massachusetts
Currier
5 November 1872, Boston, Massachusetts
Corporal, Company K
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana


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Callan, James
1848, Glasgow, Scotland
Shoemaker
11 March 1876, Baltimore, Maryland
Private, Company B
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown


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Medal of HonorCallan, Thomas Joseph
13 July 1853, County Louth, Ireland
Morocco Dresser
10 March 1876, Boston, Massachusetts
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
24 October 1898, Medal of Honor
5 March 1908, Yonkers, Westchester County, New York
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey
St. Stephen's Section, Lot 18, Grave 5
Thomas Joseph Callan


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Campbell, Charles Henry (Charles A.)
3 February 1850, Boone County, Illinois
Painter
22 January 1872, Cincinnati, Ohio
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
917 Front Street, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota
25 November 1920, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota
St. Mary's Cemetery, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota



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Campbell, Charles W.
February 1857, Guthrie County, Iowa
Carpenter
3 April 1876, St. Louis, Missouri
Private, Company G
With pack train and hilltop fight, gunshot wound in right shoulder
2 August 1906, Fort Bayard, Silver City, New Mexico
Probably in Fort Bayard Memorial Cemetery or Fort Bayard National Cemetery


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Campbell, Jeremiah
11 February 1844, Sangamon County, Illnois
Laborer
16 January 1872, Cincinnati
Sergeant, Company K
Hilltop fight
8 May 1884, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Struck by rail car he failed to hear approach
Westside Cemetery, Moweaqua, Shelby County, Illinois


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Capes, William Gavin
22 February 1849, Portland, Maine
Laborer
30 December 1872, New York, New York
Sergeant, Company M
Not present, detached service
10 April 1900, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
William Gavin Capes


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Carey, John James
7 June 1853, Troy, Rensselaer County, New York

Hostler
25 October 1872, Troy, New York
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
23 December 1929, Benton City, Washington
Pioneer Cemetery, Centralia, Lewis County, Washington
Section 12, Plot 38



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Carey, Patrick
14 April 1828, Tipperary, Ireland
Unknown
4 March 1870, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Sergeant, Company M
Valley and hilltop fights
3 October 1893, Washington, D.C.
4 October 1893, Soldiers' Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.


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Carmody, Thomas
New York, New York

Unknown
11 Feb 1872, Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
13 August 1912, New York, New York
Cancer
Unknown



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Carney, James
1843, County West Meath, Ireland

Unknown
7 February 1873, Louisville, Kentucky
Private, Company F
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana



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Carroll, Daniel
1840, Chicago, Illinois

Waiter
10 December 1866, Fort Riley, Kansas
Sergeant, Company B
Not present, detached service
2 May 1910, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Mount Hope Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois



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Carroll, Joseph
19 January 1847, New York, New York

Musician
14 April 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, North Dakota
Private, Band
Not present, detached service
23 December 1904, National Military Home, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois
Danville National Cemetery, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois
Section 2, Grave 452



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Carter, Andrew
1851, Lincoln, England

Labor
14 April 1876, Fot Abraham Lincoln, North Dakota
Private, Band
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Carter, Cassius R.
1844, Baltimore, Maryland

Soldier
1 August 1875, Shreveport, Louisiana
Trumpeter, Company G
Not present, detached service
10 February 1896, Chicago, Illinois
Asphyxiation from inhaling illuminating gas in his room at the Palmer House
Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois



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Cashan, William
1845, Glenall, County Queens, Ireland
Soldier
11 February 1873, New Orleans, Louisiana
Sergeant, Company L
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana


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Cather, Armantheus D.
1850, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
Pumper
1 December 1872, Louisville, Kentucky
Private, Company F
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana


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Causby, Thomas Wellesley
9 May 1848, Liverpool, England

Emily Larsen (died in childbirth 12 February 1880; buried in
Fort Meade National Cemetery
, Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota)
Laborer
5 February 1872, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Staff Quartermaster Sergeant
Not present, detached service
16 October 1906, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa
Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa



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Channel, William
1849, Dorchester, Massachusetts

Shoemaker
29 October 1875, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Private, Company H
Hilltop fight
Unknown
Unknown



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Chapman, William H.
1851, Glastonburg, Connecticut

Farmer
27 April 1876, St. Paul, Minnesota
Private, Company E
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Charley, Vincent
1848, Lucerne, Switzerland

Farmer
7 April 1871, Mount Vernon, Kentucky
Farrier, Company D
Killed in hilltop fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana



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Cheever, Ami
16 May 1851, Elizabeth, Pennsylvania

Farmer
9 December 1872, Yorkville, South Carolina
Private, Company L
Killed in hilltop fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana



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Chesterwood, Charles - alias - See John Charles Creighton



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Churchill, Benjamin Franklin
circa 1848, Lexington, Maine

4 July 1880, Minneapolis, Minnesota to Emily Valentine
Unknown
17 April 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Packer, Quartermaster
With pack train and hilltop fight
Unknown
Unknown



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Clark, Frank
November 1854, Sheldon, Vermont

Teamster
27 April 1876, St. Paul, Minnesota
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
Unknown
Unknown



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Clear, Elihue Franklin
1843, Randolph County, Indiana
Son of Isaac Clear and Lurana (Sallee) Clear
Unknown
1 April 1867, Fort Dodge, Kansas
Private, Company K
Killed with Reno's Column during retreat from valley fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana


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Climbs the Bluff
Te-ru-chitt-ho-nochs
1845, Dakota Territory

Arikara
1 May 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Indian Scout
Not present, detached service
9 March 1880, Fort
Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Inflammation of the lungs
Indian Scout Cemetery, McLean County, North Dakota



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Clyde, Edward - alias - See Franklin Rankin


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Coakley, Patrick
1842, Kingscourt, Ireland

Unknown
22 January 1867, Fort Riley, Kansas
Private, Company K
Not present, detached service
13 November 1881, Soldiers' Home, Washington, D.C.
Soldiers' Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Patrick Coakley


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Cody, Henry M.
Henry M. Scollin
1851, Nashua, New Hampshire

Painter
21 October 1873, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Corporal, Company M
Killed in valley fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana



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Coleman, Charles
1851, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana

Laborer
18 October 1873, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Corporal, Company F
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana



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Coleman, Thomas W.
25 December 1850, Troy, New York

Carpenter
5 February 1872, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
30 November 1921, Soldiers' Home, Sawtelle, Los Angeles County, California
Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
Section 42, Grave 7 R M



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Colwell, John R.
1845, Urbana, Ohio

Clerk
29 October 1875, Fort Totten, Dakota Territory
Private, Company L
Not present due to illness
Unknown
Unknown

   


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Michael Conlan - alias - See Martin Personeus



   

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Conlan, Thomas
Ayrshie, Scotland

Marble Cutter
21 October 1875, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Company D
Not present, etached service at Powder River, Montana, guarding wagon train
Unknown
Unknown


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Connell, John
Ogdensburg, New York

Porter
26 February 1872, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Trumpeter, Company B
Not present, in sick camp at Powder River, Montana
Unknown
Unknown


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Connelly, Patrick - alias - See Patrick C. White



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Connor, Andrew
1842, Limerick, Ireland

Moulder
7 February 1873, Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Private, Company A
Valley and hilltop fights
14 May 1911, Government Hospital for the Insane, Washington, D.C.
Unknown



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Connor, Edward
1846, Clare, Ireland

Unknown
22 January 1868, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Private, Company E
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana

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Connors, Thomas
1846, Harlem, New York

Unknown
21 October 1875, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
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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Considine, Martin
1847, Clare, Ireland

Watchmaker
10 February 1875, Shreveport, Louisiana
Sergeant, Company G
Killed during the retreat from the valley fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Cooke, William Winer
29 May 1846, Mount Pleasant, Brantford Couty, Ontario, Canada

Son of Dr. Alexander Hardy Cooke and Angeline Augusta Winer Cooke
24th New York Cavalry
Soldier
28 July 1866
First Lieutenant, Regimental Adjutant
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
June 1877, Custer Battlefield National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Montana
Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Plot 63, Christ Church Section

William Winer Cooke


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Cooney, David
1848, Cork, Ireland

Laborer
9 February 1873, Lebanon, Kentucky
Private, Company I
With pack train; wounded in right hip during hilltop fight
20 July 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
21 July 1876, Post Cemetery, Fort Abraham Lincoln
Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana
Grave 529A



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Cooper, Eugene L.
4 July 1851, Georgetown, Delaware

Carriage maker
2 December 1872, Shelbyville, Kentucky
Corporal, 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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Cooper, John Robert
1846, Cork, Ireland

Laborer
20 October 1873, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Private, Company H
Hilltop fight, gunshot woundin the right elbow
24 September 1903, Harris, Iowa
Fairview Cemetery, Ocheyedan, Osceola County, Iowa



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Corcoran, John
1852, Staffordshire, England

Boltmaker
21 October 1873, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Private, Company C
Not present, confined
Unknown
Unknown



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Corcoran, Patrick
15 March 1844, Leshine, Canada

Laborer
8 September 1867, Fort Hays, Kansas
Private, Company K
Hilltop fight, wounded in right shoulder on 26 June 1876
9 May 1877, admitted to U.S. Soldiers Home
4 March 1922, Barnes Hospital, Washington, D.C.
8 March 1922, Soldiers' Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.



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Corwine, Richard Winick
19 July 1844, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky

Soldier
2 December 1872, Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Sergeant, Company A
Not present, detached service
29 December 1890, Wounded Knee, Shannon County, South Dakota
Fort Riley Post Cemetery, Fort Riley, Geary County, Kansas, Section
D, Grave 105



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Cowley, Cornelius
1845, Cork, Ireland

Stonemason
6 February 1875, Livingston, Alabama
Private, Company A
Valley and hilltop fights
6 August 1908, Government Hospital for the Insane, Washington, D.C.
Unknown



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Cowley, Stephen
26 December 1846, Sligo, County Sligo, Ireland

21 January 1871 in County Mayo, Ireland, to Bridget Agnes Moore
Butcher
8 December 1872, Opelika, Alabama
Private, Company D
Not present, detached service at Yellowstone Depot
21 November 1886, Larimore, Grand Forks, County, North Dakota
Bellevue Cemetery, Larimore, Grand Forks County, North Dakota

Stephen Cowley


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Cox, Thomas
1844, Cincinnati, Ohio

Brickmaker
22 October 1873, Fort Totten, Dakota Territory
Private, Company D
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Crandall, Charles A.
1848, New Milford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

Lawyer
12 February 1873, Charlotte, North Carolina
Corporal, Company C
Not present, detached service at Powder River, Montana
23 April 1885, Conklin, New York
Brookdale Cemetery, Brookdale, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania



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Crawford, William L.
1849, Newfield, New York

Boat Builder
27 April 1876, St. Paul, Minnesota
Private, Company K
Not present, detached service at Powder River, Montana
20 August 1876, Post Hospital at Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Typhoid fever
Post Cemetery, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana
Grave 569A



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Craycroft, William Thomas
28 January 1847, Springfield, Kentucky

Winnie Hare (1856-1901) sister of Lt. Luther Rector Hare
1869 Graduate, United States Military Academy at West Point
Soldier
15 June 1869
First Lieutenant, Company B
Not present, detached service
31 October 1906, Dallas, Texas
West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson County, Texas

William Thomas Craycroft


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Creighton, John Charles
Charles Chesterwood
4 March 1850, Massillion, Stark County, Ohio
(also listed as Memphis, TN)
1882, Susan E. Hill Andrews, Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Machinist
5 February 1872, Yorkville, South Carolina
Private, Company K
Hilltop fight
1927, resided at 107 Seventh Avenue, N.W., Mandan, ND
30 January 1935, Tacoma, Washington
2 February 1935, Tacoma Mausoleum, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
Section 13, Row F, Crypt 6

John Charles Creighton


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Criddle, Christopher
11 October 1845, New Canton, Buckingham County, Virginia

Laborer
21 October 1875, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Company C
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana



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Crisfield, William B.
1835, Kent, England

29 June 1865 to Mary Pauline Blanchstone; 3 sons
Soldier
17 January 1870, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Private, Company L
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana

William Crisfield


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Criswell, Benjamin C.Medal of Honor
9 February 1849, Cameron, Marshall County, West Virginia

Farmer
26 June 1870, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Sergeant, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight, wounded
5 October 1878, Medal of Honor
17 October 1921, Eldorado, Jackson County, Oklahoma
Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Gould, Harmon County, Oklahoma

Benjamin Criswell


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Criswell, Harry
1855, Marshall, West Virginia

Farmer
27 April 1876, St. Paul, Minnesota
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
Unknown
Unknown



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Crittenden, John Jordan III
7 June 1854, Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky

Soldier, attended USMA West Point but did not graduate
15 October 1875
Second Lieutenant, Company L
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Calhoun Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
1931, Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana
Section A, No. 601

John Jordan Crittenden


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Cross, William
E-esk, Ieska
1854, Unknown

Interpreter, half-Sioux
17 April 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Scout
Valley fight

July 1894, Culbertson, Montana
Unknown



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Crowe, Michael
1849, County Cork, Ireland

Soldier
5 August 1870, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight

8 June 1883, Fort Yates, Dakota Territory
Heart Disease
9 June 1883, Fort Yates, Dakota Territory
Keokuk National Cemetery, Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, Section H, Grave 796



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Crowley, John L.
John Duggan
7 February 1849, Fitchfield, Massachusetts

Carpenter
19 October 1873, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
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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Crowley, Patrick
1854, Banger, Maine

Butcher
10 February 1875, Shreveport, Louisiana
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight

Unknown
Unknown



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Crump, John
1853, Lissendorf, Germany

Blacksmith
12 May 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Blacksmith, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight

Unknown
Unknown



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Crussy, Melanchton H. - alias - See Henry M. Krusee



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Culbertson, Ferdinand A.
26 March 1845, Roxbury, Pennsylvania

Clerk
6 February 1875, Livingston, Alabama
Sergeant, Company A
Valley and hilltop fights
10 January 1889, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
Hemorrhage in lungs
Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan



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Cunningham, Albert Joseph
1837, Leeds, England

Cloth Draper
22 January 1867, Fort Riley, Kansas
Corporal, Company D
Not present, detached service
Unknown
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Cunningham, Charles
1845, Hutson, New York

Cooper
10 February 1875, Shreveport, Louisiana
Private, Company E
With pack train and hilltop fight, wounded
5 October 1878, Medal of Honor
Unknown
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Medal of Honor


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Curley
Ashishishe
1856, Little Rosebud Creek, Montana

Crow
10 April 1876, Crow Agency, Montana
Private, Indian Scout
With Custer's Column
21 May 1923, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana
Pneumonia
Custer National Cemetery, Big Horn County, Montana
Section A, Grave 1063

Curly


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Curly Head
Pahc Kariwi
1856, Dakota Territory

Arikara
27 April 1876, Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Indian Scout
Not present, detached service at Powder River
Unknown
Unknown



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Curtiss, William A.
1846, Albany, New York

Boatman
1 December 1872, Louisville, Kentucky
Sergeant, Company F
With pack train and hilltop fight
27 October 1888, Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana Territory
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Custer, Boston
31 October 1848, New Rumley, Ohio

Forage Master
3 March 1876
Guide, Quartermaster
Killed with George Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory
Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory
January 1878, Woodland Cemetery, Monroe, Michigan
Custer Family Plot

Boston Custer


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Custer, George Armstrong
5 December 1839, New Rumley, Ohio

1864 to Elizabeth Bacon
1861 Graduate, United States Military Academy at West Point
Student
24 June 1861
5th Cavalry, Brevet Major General
Lieutenant Colonel, Staff
Killed with his column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory
28 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory
July 1877
10 October 1877, United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, New York, Section 27, Row A, Grave 1

George Armstrong Custer

 



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Custer, Thomas Ward
15 March 1845, New Rumley, Ohio

Soldier
2 December 1866
2 Lt., Co. B, 6th Mich. Cav., 2 Medal of Honor Awards
Captain, Company C
Killed with George Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Big Horn County, Montana
Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory
July 1877
3 August 1877, Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth County, Kansas, Section A, Grave 1488

Thomas Ward Custer
   
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