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The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Thomas W. Stivers, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on Ju...

3/29/2012 5/4/2016

Richard Anderson Roberts (1854 - d.)

"missed the battle of the Little Big Horn"

Richard Roberts accompanied the Custer column to the Little Bighorn as a civilian herder and part-time correspondent for the New York Sun. He had to drop out 70 miles from the Little Bighorn when his p...

11/7/2012 4/30/2016

Minnie Hollow Wood (1856 - c.1930)

Minnie Hollow Wood (ca. 1856- 1930s) was a Lakota woman who earned the right to wear a warbonnet because of her valor at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Her husband's name was Hollow Wood. He was a Ch...

11/29/2015 11/29/2015

Theodore W. Goldin (July 25, 1858–February 15, 1935) served in the United States Army during the American Indian Wars. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of the L...

3/18/2015 3/18/2015

Isaiah Dorman, Interpreter, Negro (b. - 1876)

"'Azinpi'"

Isaiah Dorman (died June 25, 1876) was a former slave who served as an interpreter for the United States Army during the Indian Wars. He perished at the Battle of Little Bighorn, the only black man k...

3/18/2015 3/18/2015

Comanche (horse) (c.1862 - 1891)

Comanche was a mixed breed horse who survived General George Armstrong Custer's detachment of the United States 7th Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. The horse was bought by the U.S. Arm...

3/18/2015 3/18/2015

Flying Hawk (Oglala Lakota: Čhetáŋ Kiŋyáŋ; a/k/a Moses Flying Hawk; March 1854 – December 24, 1931) was an Oglala Lakota warrior, historian, educator ...

2/20/2015 2/20/2015

Kicking Bear (March 18, 1846 – May 28, 1904), also called Matȟó Wanáȟtake,[1][2] was an Oglala Lakota who became a band chief of the Miniconjou Lakota Sioux. He fou...

2/20/2015 2/20/2015

Grant Short Bull (Lakota: Tȟatȟáŋka Ptéčela; ca. 1851–1935) was a member of Soreback Band, Oglala Lakota, and a participant in the Battle of the Littl...

2/20/2015 2/20/2015

He Dog Šúŋka Bloká (1840 - 1936)

He Dog (ca. 1840–1936). A member of the Oglala Lakota, He Dog was closely associated with Crazy Horse during the Great Sioux War of 1876-77. Born in the spring of 1840 on the headwaters of t...

2/20/2015 2/20/2015

Capt. Myles W. Keough (1840 - 1876)

"survived by his horse "Comanche", "" the last living witness"

Myles Walter Keogh (March 25, 1840 – June 25, 1876) was an Irish soldier. Serving the armies of the Papal States during a rebellion in Italy, he was recruited into the Union Army during the Am...

1/28/2015 2/4/2015

Black Moon, Wi Sapa (1821 - 1893)

Black Moon Wi Sapa (c. 1821–March 1, 1893) was a Miniconjou Lakota headman with the northern Lakota during the nineteenth century, not to be confused with the Hunkpapa leader by the same name....

2/2/2015 2/2/2015

Tȟatȟáŋka Waŋžíla, One Bull (1853 - 1947)

"Tȟatȟáŋka Waŋžíla", "adopted by Sitting Bull"

Henery Oscar One Bull (Lakota: Tȟatȟáŋka Waŋžíla) (circa 1853-1947) was a Lakota Sioux man best known for being the nephew and adopted son of the holy...

2/2/2015 2/2/2015

Major Charles DeRudio (1832 - 1910)

"Carlo", "Camillo", "Camilus", "Di", "Rudio"

Charles Camillo DeRudio, originally Carlo Camillo Di Rudio, (August 26, 1832 – November 1, 1910) was an Italian aristocrat, would-be assassin of Napoleon III, and later a career U.S. Army offi...

2/2/2015 2/2/2015

Hairy Moccasin (also known as Esh-sup-pee-me-shish) (c.1854 - October 9, 1922) was a Crow scout for George Armstrong Custer’s 7th Cavalry during the 1876 campaign against the Sioux and Norther...

1/30/2015 1/31/2015

Moving Robe Woman (Sioux name Tȟašína Máni), also known as Mary Crawler, Her Eagle Robe, She Walks With Her Shawl, and Walking Blanket Woman, was a Hunkpapa Sioux woman wh...

1/31/2015 1/31/2015

Buffalo Calf Road Woman or Brave Woman (c.1850 - 1879)

"unhorsed Custer at Little Big Horn"

" If you don't believe women belong in combat, Custer would agree with you." Buffalo Calf Road Woman, or Brave Woman (c. 1850s? – 1879), was a Northern Cheyenne woman who saved her wounded w...

1/31/2015 1/31/2015

White Man Runs Him "Mahr-Itah-Thee-Dah-Ka-Roosh" (1858 - 1929)

"White Buffalo That Turns Around", "Spotted Horse"

White Man Runs Him (Mahr-Itah-Thee-Dah-Ka-Roosh) - (c. 1858 – June 2, 1929) was a Crow Scout serving with George Armstrong Custer’s 1876 expedition against the Sioux and Northern Cheyen...

1/30/2015 1/31/2015

Red Horse (1822 - 1907)

Red Horse was a sub-chief of the Miniconjou Sioux.[1] He fought in the Battle of the Little Bighorn, in 1881, he gave one of the few detailed accountings of the event.[1]He also drew pictographs of t...

1/30/2015 1/31/2015

Rain-in-the-Face Ité Omáǧažu (1835 - 1905)

"alleged to have cut the heart out of Thomas Custer"

Rain-in-the-Face (Lakota: Ité Omáǧažu (in Standard Lakota Orthography) (c. 1835 – September 15, 1905) was a warchief of the Lakota tribe of Native Americans. His mo...

1/31/2015 1/31/2015

Henry Rinaldo Porter (February 13, 1848 – March 3, 1903) was an Acting Assistant Surgeon in the 7th U.S. Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Porter was born in Lee Center, New York...

1/30/2015 1/31/2015

First Lieutenant, Company M, commanding the Pack Train during the 1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn. Part of Benteen's Battalion. Survived the battle. Born in Besancon, France, the son of Jules an...

1/30/2015 1/31/2015

Mitch "Kar-pash" Bouyer (1837 - 1876)

"Custer's Native Scout"

Mitch Bouyer (sometimes spelled 'Bowyer', 'Buoyer', 'Boyer' or 'Buazer', or in Creole, 'Boye') (1837–June 25, 1876) was an interpreter and guide in the Old West following the American Civil Wa...

1/28/2015 1/29/2015

White Bull, Chief of the Miniconjou Lakota MP (1849 - 1947)

"Bull Standing with Cow (childhood name)", "Big in the Center (name given as a young man)", "Joseph White Bull"

White Bull (Lakota: Tȟatȟáŋka Ská) (April 1849 – June 21, 1947) was the nephew of Sitting Bull, and a famous warrior in his own right. White Bull participate...

11/5/2011 1/29/2015

Ashishishe "Curly" (1856 - 1923)

"Curly (or Curley)"

Ashishishe (c. 1856–1923), known as Curly (or Curley), was a Crow scout in the United States Army during the Sioux Wars, best known for having been one of the few survivors on the United State...

1/29/2015 1/29/2015

Captain, commanding Company B, 7th US Cavalry, during the Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1876. Survived the Battle. The son of Brevet Brigadier General Charles McDougall (Army Medical Corps) and Ma...

1/28/2015 1/29/2015

Crazy Horse . MP (1840 - 1877)

"Tasunke Witko", "Tȟašúŋke Witkó "Crazy Horse"", "Pĥehíŋ Yuĥáĥa "Curly Hair"", "Cha-O-Ha", "In the Wilderness", "Čháŋ Óhaŋ "Among The Trees"", "Žiží "Light Hair"", "Jiji", "His Horse Stands in Sight"

Four months after surrendering to U.S. troops under General Crook in May 1877, Crazy Horse was fatally wounded by a military guard, using his bayonet, while allegedly resisting imprisonment at Camp Rob...

11/3/2011 1/28/2015

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Peter Thompson, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 25 Ju...

3/2/2012 1/28/2015

• West Point Class of 1861. • Participated in the first battle of Bull Run. • Fought at South Mountain Antietam. • Engaged in the Battle of Big Horn and the capt...

9/5/2009 11/13/2014

George Wilhelmus Mancius Yates (February 26, 1843 – June 25, 1876) was an officer in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment. He was killed in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Biography Yates w...

11/7/2012 10/31/2014

Chief Sitting Bull MP (c.1831 - 1890)

"Jumping Badger", "Hunkesi (Slow)", "Slon-He (Slow)", "Tatanka Iyotanka (Sitting Bull)"

Sitting Bull (Lakota: Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake (in Standard Lakota Orthography),[2] also nicknamed Slon-he or "Slow"; (c. 1831 – December 15, 1890) was a Hunkpapa Lak...

8/3/2007 6/11/2014

) James Ezekiel Porter (February 2, 1847-June 25, 1876) was one of General Custer's officers killed at the Battle of Little Bighorn, also known as Custer's Last Stand. James E. Porter was born ...

1/5/2013 1/5/2013

Sergeant Charles Windolph, Medal of Honor (1851 - 1950)

"oldest survivor"

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Charles Windolph, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on Jun...

1/23/2012 11/9/2012

2nd Lt. William Van Wyck Reily was second in command of Company F, 7th U.S. Cavalry Regiment at the Battle of the Little Bighorn on 25 June, 1867. He died in the battle and his body was found on "Las...

11/8/2012 11/8/2012

2nd Lt. George Wallace was second in command of Company G, 7th U.S. Cavalry Regiment at the Battle of the Little Bighorn on June 25-26, 1876. He survived the battle. Of him, a Herald correspondent wr...

11/8/2012 11/8/2012

Edward Settle Godfrey (1843 - 1932)

Edward Settle Godfrey (October 9, 1843 – April 1, 1932) was a United States Army Brigadier General who received the Medal of Honor for leadership as a captain during the Indian Wars. Ear...

11/8/2012 11/8/2012

Captain, commanding Company M, 7th US Cavalry, at the time of the 1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn. Survived the battle. The son of Thomas and Ellen Burke Foy French. He enlisted 13 Jan 1864 in t...

11/8/2012 11/8/2012

Second Lieutenant, Company D, 7th US Cavalry. During the Battle of the Little Big Horn, he was with Benteen's Battalion, and fought in the hilltop fight, surviving the battle. The son of Josiah B...

11/8/2012 11/8/2012

Capt. Myles Moylan, Medal of Honor (1838 - 1909)

"Charles Thomas"

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain Myles Moylan, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 30 Sept...

12/12/2011 11/8/2012

Donald McIntosh (September 4, 1838 – June 25, 1876) was an officer in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment who was killed at the Battle of Little Big Horn in the Montana Territory. McIntosh was bor...

11/8/2012 11/8/2012

Francis Marion Gibson was born in Philadelphia and appointed by President Andrew Johnson in 1867 as a Second Lieutenant, United States Army. Gibson was first assigned to duty on the Western frontier ...

11/8/2012 11/8/2012

Fred Gerard (c.1827 - 1913)

Fredrick Frances Gerard (1823 – 1913) was a frontiersman, army scout, and civilian interpreter for George Armstrong Custer's 7th U.S. Cavalry during the Little Bighorn Campaign. Fred Gerar...

11/8/2012 11/8/2012

Second Lieutenant James Garland "Jack" Sturgis was an officer with E Company, 7th U.S. Cavalry.He was killed in Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Big Horn. The son of Colonel Samuel Davis...

6/18/2011 11/7/2012

Algernon Emory Smith (September 17, 1842 – June 25, 1876) was an officer in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment who was killed in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in the Montana Territory. Smi...

11/7/2012 11/7/2012

Henry Moore Harrington (April 30, 1849 – June 25, 1876) was a military officer in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment who perished with George Armstrong Custer at the Battle of Little Big Horn in th...

11/7/2012 11/7/2012

Luther Rector Hare (August 24, 1851 – December 22, 1929) was an officer in the 7th U.S. Cavalry, best known for participating in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Hare was born in Greenca...

11/7/2012 11/7/2012

Dr. James Madison DeWolf (January 14, 1843 – June 25, 1876) was an acting assistant surgeon in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment who was killed in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Born in ...

11/7/2012 11/7/2012

George Edwin Lord (February 17, 1846 - June 25, 1876) was a U.S. Army Assistant Surgeon in the 7th Cavalry who was killed in the Battle of the Little Big Horn in Montana Territory during the Black Hi...

11/7/2012 11/7/2012

Mark Kellogg (1833 - 1876)

) Mark Kellogg (March 31, 1831 – June 25, 1876) was a newspaper reporter killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Kellogg rode with George Armstrong Custer during the battle and was evident...

3/5/2009 11/7/2012

John Jordan Crittenden (June 7, 1854 – June 25, 1876) was an officer in the United States Army and a member of the Crittenden family, who were prominent in political and military circles through...

4/30/2011 11/7/2012

Autie Reed (1858 - 1876)

Henry Armstrong Reed (April 27, 1858 – June 25, 1876) was the nephew of George Armstrong Custer, Thomas Custer, and Boston Custer. Although not an official soldier, he was killed along with ...

9/5/2011 11/7/2012

Bvt Brig. Gen. Marcus Reno MP (1834 - 1889)

"Major Marcus A. Reno"

Marcus Albert Reno Birth: Nov. 15, 1834, Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois, USA - Death: Mar. 30, 1889, Washington, District of Columbia,District Of Columbia, USA Spouse: Mary Hannah Ross Reno (1...

6/18/2011 11/7/2012

) James Calhoun (August 24, 1845 – June 25, 1876) was a soldier in the United States Army during the American Civil War and the Black Hills War. He was the brother-in-law of George Armstrong C...

1/4/2009 11/7/2012

Boston Custer (1848 - 1876)

Boston Custer had been unable to officially join the Army due to poor health. A civilian contractor, he served as forage master for his brother's U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment in the 1874 Black Hills e...

1/4/2009 11/7/2012

He was awarded two Medals of Honor. He was the first soldier to receive the dual honor, one of only four soldiers or sailors to receive the dual honor during the Civil War, and one of just 19 in histor...

1/4/2009 11/7/2012

George Armstrong Custer MP (1839 - 1876)

Brevet Major General of Volunteers in the Civil War Lieutenant Colonel (Regular Army) George Armstrong Custer (December 5, 1839 – June 25, 1876) was a United States Army officer and cavalr...

7/9/2007 11/7/2012

Major General John Gibbon was in command of the Union's "Iron Brigade" in the US Civil War and played a major part in the Indian Wars, present at both "Pickett's Charge" and "Custer's Last Stand". Gen....

5/20/2010 11/7/2012

"Lonesome" Charley Reynolds (scout in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment) (c.1844 - 1872)

"Lonesome Charley Reynolds"

"Lonesome" Charley Reynolds (March 20, 1842–June 25, 1876) was a scout in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment who was killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in the Montana Territory. He was note...

11/7/2012 11/7/2012

Frederick William Benteen (August 24, 1834 – June 22, 1898) was a military officer during the American Civil War and then during the Black Hills War against the Lakota and Northern Cheyenne. H...

11/7/2012 11/7/2012

Charles Albert Varnum (June 21, 1849 - February 26, 1936) was a career United States Army officer. He was most noted as the commander of the scouts for George Armstrong Custer in the Little Bighorn C...

12/12/2011 11/7/2012

Alfred Howe Terry (November 10, 1827 – December 16, 1890) was a Union general in the American Civil War and the military commander of the Dakota Territory from 1866 to 1869 and again from 1872...

8/6/2008 11/7/2012

William Winer Cooke (May 29, 1846 – June 25, 1876) was a military officer in the United States Army during the American Civil War and the Black Hills War. He was the adjutant for George Armstr...

11/7/2012 11/7/2012