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

Medicine Tail Coulee Ford

(Little Bighorn Battlefield)

 
 
Medicine Tail Coulee Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 1992
1. Medicine Tail Coulee Ford Marker
Inscription.  Chief Gall and his Sioux warriors forded the river here to attack Custer's troops on the high ground to the northeast.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 45° 32.916′ N, 107° 24.688′ W. Marker is in Crow Agency, Montana, in Big Horn County. Marker is on Little Bighorn Battlefield Road. Located off Interstate 90 at Mile Marker 510 near U.S. 212. East of I-90. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crow Agency MT 59022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Medicine Tail Ford (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Deep Coulee (about 700 feet away); Indian Encampment (approx. 0.3 miles away); Medicine Tail Coulee (approx. 0.4 miles away); Greasy Grass Ridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lame White Man Charge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Calhoun Hill (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Calhoun Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crow Agency.
 
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 Chief Gall. has been given increased credit for several crucial tactical decisions that sealed the fate of the five companies of cavalry personally led by Custer of the 7th Cavalry (Submitted on August 14, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Sioux warriors forded the river here to attack Custer's troops image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 1992
2. Sioux warriors forded the river here to attack Custer's troops
Chief Gall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David F. Barry at Fort Buford, North Dakota,, 1881
3. Chief Gall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 3,300 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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