“They never fought us with swords, but with guns and revolvers...
We were better-armed than the (soldiers)...it was just like killing sheep.”
— Rain-in-the-Face interview, 1894.
“They fired with needle guns (single-shot carbines). We replied with
magazine guns, repeating rifles...They could not stand up under such a fire.”
— Sioux Chief Sitting Bull.
“The Sioux say this officer was the bravest man they had ever fought.”
— Sioux Chief Red Horse, 1881.
We’ve all heard the official government version of the tragic story of Custer’s Last Stand at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
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