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

Reno's Skirmish Line - Warrior Counterattack

June 25, 1876

 

—Approximately 3:00 p.m. —

 
Reno's Skirmish Line - Warrior Counterattack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2011
1. Reno's Skirmish Line - Warrior Counterattack Marker
Inscription. Reno's battalion of 175 soldiers, civilian personnel, and Arikara and Crow Scouts halt in the valley and form a thin skirmish line. Warriors race out from the village to oppose him. After 10 minutes of fighting Lakota and Cheyenne warriors outflank Reno, forcing him into the timber on his right.
 
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 from Interstate 90. Touch for map. Marker is near the end of the battlefield drive. 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. Timber Fight (here, next to this marker); Retreat Crossing (here, next to this marker); Lone Tipi (here, next to this marker); Crow's Nest (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 (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.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
Reno's Skirmish Line - Warrior Counterattack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
2. Reno's Skirmish Line - Warrior Counterattack Marker
Markers on the Little Bighorn Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
3. Markers on the Little Bighorn Battlefield
Several markers can be found at this location. The Reno's Skirmish Line marker is seen here on the left.
Reno's Skirmish Line image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2011
4. Reno's Skirmish Line
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 830 times since then and 62 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 North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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