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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian.
 
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. Marker is near the end of the battlefield drive. 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. Crow's Nest (here, next to this marker); Lone Tipi (here, next to this marker); Reno's Skirmish Line - Warrior Counterattack (here, next to this marker); Retreat Crossing (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
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(about 400 feet away); The Reno-Benteen Defense (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crow Agency.
 
Timber Fight Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
2. Timber Fight Marker
Markers on the Little Bighorn Battlefield image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2011
4. Little Big Horn River and Timber Area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,707 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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