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

Deep Ravine

Little Bighorn Battlefield

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
1. Deep Ravine Marker
Inscription.
Custerís command deploys in the current national cemetery area and advances into the basin across the road to your left before withdrawing to Last Stand Hill. Toward the conclusion of the battle, soldiers from Company E moved toward the Deep Ravine.

Overwhelmed by warriors, including White Bull and He Dog, these soldiers sought refuge in Deep Ravine, but were killed there. Lame White Man, Southern Cheyenne war leader, fell near here.

. . . Riding along the edge of the deep gully about 2,000 feet from where the monument now stands, I counted 28 bodies in this gulch.”
- - - Sgt. Daniel Kanipe, Co. c, 7th Cavalry).

We saw soldiers start running down hill toward us. Nearly all of them were afoot, and I think they were so scared they didnít know what they were doing. They were making their arms go as though they were running very fast, but they were only walking. Some of them shot their guns in the air. ”
- - - Iron Hawk, Hunkpapa Lakota.

 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 45° 34.156′ N, 107° 25.544′ W. Marker is in Crow Agency, Montana, in Big Horn County. Marker is on Little Bighorn Battlefield Road
Deep Ravine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
2. Deep Ravine Marker
, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Little Bighorn Battlefield. 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. Last Stand Hill, June 25, 1876 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Markers (about 600 feet away); Companies C & E (about 600 feet away); Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (about 700 feet away); Indian Memorial (about 800 feet away); Cheyenne Warrior Markers (about 800 feet away); 1984 Archeological Survey (approx. 0.2 miles away); Keogh – Crazy Horse Fight (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crow Agency.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of the Little Bighorn, 1876. (Submitted on August 8, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Marker on the Little Bighorn Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
3. Marker on the Little Bighorn Battlefield
Deep Ravine image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
4. Deep Ravine
Several markers indicating where a soldier of the 7th Cavalry fell can be seen in the Deep Ravine.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 8, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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