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

Two Moons

 
 
Two Moons Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 18, 2021
1. Two Moons Marker
Inscription.  
Here lie the remains
of Two Moons
Chief of the
Cheyenne Indians who
Led his men against
General Custer
In the Battle of
Little Big Horn
June 25, 1876

Erected by
W.R. Moncure
Indian Trader

 
Erected by W.R. Moncure.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 45° 31.869′ N, 106° 57.417′ W. Marker is in Busby, Montana, in Big Horn County. Marker is on U.S. 212, Ό mile south of Russell Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Busby MT 59016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Also see . . .  Two Moon's Story of the Battle of the Little Bighorn -- astonisher.com. An excerpt from 100 Voices by Bruce Brown. (Submitted on December 30, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Two Moons Marker image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 18, 2021
2. Two Moons Marker
"The Warrior Trail of U.S. Highway 212"
Montana's Historic Landscapes website entry
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The Grave of Two Moons image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 18, 2021
3. The Grave of Two Moons
Monument or Grave Marker, there is no signage. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 18, 2021
4. Monument or Grave Marker, there is no signage.
The Grave of Two Moons is to the left in the distance.
Two Moons at the site of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1909 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By L. Huffman
5. Two Moons at the site of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1909
The Buffalo Nickel, 1913-1938 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Wikipedia, Bobby131313
6. The Buffalo Nickel, 1913-1938
Two Moons was one of the models selected for James Fraser's famous Buffalo Nickel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 30, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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Feb. 7, 2023