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

Calhoun Hill

(Little Bighorn Battlefield)

 
 
Calhoun Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 1992
1. Calhoun Hill Marker
Inscription.  This position was held by Co. L commanded by Lt. James Calhoun. It may have been used to hold off Chief Gall and his Sioux warriors and thus protect Custer's advance. From here these soldiers could have attracted Capt. Benteen's column and the pack train which Custer was expecting to come to his assistance from the southeast.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 45° 33.85′ N, 107° 25.068′ W. Marker is in Crow Agency, Montana, in Big Horn County. Marker is on Little Bighorn Battlefield Road. Take 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 walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Calhoun Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Companies F and I (approx. ¼ mile away); Keogh – Crazy Horse Fight (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cheyenne Warrior Markers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lame White Man Charge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Greasy Grass Ridge
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Deep Ravine (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Deep Ravine (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crow Agency.
 
This position was held by Co. L commanded by Lt. James Calhoun. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 1992
2. This position was held by Co. L commanded by Lt. James Calhoun.
Lieutenant James Calhoun<br>Commanding Troop “L” image. Click for full size.
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3. Lieutenant James Calhoun
Commanding Troop “L”
from The Century Illustrated, Vol. XLIII, No. 3, January 1891.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 3,718 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on December 9, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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