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Crow Agency in Big Horn County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Timber Fight

June 25, 1876

 

—Approximately 3:15 - 3:55 p.m. —

 
Timber Fight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2011
1. Timber Fight Marker
Inscription. Reno occupies a defensive position in the timber. Determined to defend their village, warriors soon penetrate the woods, convincing Reno that the position is untenable. After fighting for 30 minutes, Reno retreats across the Little Bighorn River.
 
Location. 45° 31.485′ N, 107° 23.028′ W. Marker is in Crow Agency, Montana, in Big Horn County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 212 one mile east of Interstate 90. Click for map. Marker is near the end of the battlefield drive. Marker is in this post office area: Crow Agency MT 59022, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Retreat Crossing (here, next to this marker); Reno's Skirmish Line - Warrior Counterattack (here, next to this marker); Lone Tipi (here, next to this marker); Crow's Nest (here, next to this marker); Reno’s Retreat (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reno’s Valley Fight (about 400 feet away); Custer’s Advance (about 400 feet away); The Reno-Benteen Defense (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Crow Agency.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
Timber Fight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
2. Timber Fight Marker
Markers on the Little Bighorn Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
3. Markers on the Little Bighorn Battlefield
There are several markers at this location. The Timber Fight marker is seen here in the center.
Little Big Horn River and Timber Area image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2011
4. Little Big Horn River and Timber Area
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 800 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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