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

Calhoun Hill

(Little Bighorn Battlefield)

 
 
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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.
 
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. Touch for map. Take Interstate 90 at Mile Marker 510 near U.S. 212. East of I-90. 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. A different marker also named Calhoun Hill (approx. mile away); Companies F and I (approx. 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 (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.
 
Also see . . .  from " Custer Lives" , Lt. James 'Jimmi' Calhoun.
This position was held by Co. L commanded by Lt. James Calhoun. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 1992
2. This position was held by Co. L commanded by Lt. James Calhoun.
brother-in-law of George Custer and was killed with Custer at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. ...Eyewitness reports from the Indians involved stated that the Braves encountered the most resistance and suffered the most casualties at Calhoun Hill. (Submitted on June 21, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,717 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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