Crow Agency in Big Horn County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
The Reno-Benteen Defense
June 25-26, 1876
In an attempt to find and rejoin Custer they moved northwest, but returned when confronted by warriors. Here the surrounded troops made a desperate stand until the next afternoon when the Indians withdrew as the Terry-Gibbon column approached.
Please obtain a trail guide booklet from adjacent stand. The self-guided tour takes about 45 minutes.
Location. 45° 31.331′ N, 107° 22.663′ 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. Touch for map. Marker is at the end of the driving trail. 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. Little Bighorn Battlefield (a few steps from this marker); Timber Fight (approx. 0.3 miles away); Retreat Crossing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reno's Skirmish Line - Warrior Counterattack (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lone Tipi (approx. 0.3 Crow's Nest (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reno’s Retreat (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reno’s Valley Fight (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crow Agency.
Categories. • Wars, US Indian •
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