A Good Day to Die!: The Indian Casualties of the Custer Fight

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Traditionally historians of the Little Big Horn fight have focused on Custer and his troops—on what they were doing and where they died. But as one Miniconjou warrior told a gathering at a 1926 commemoration of the battle, the Lakotas and Cheyennes also lost brave men. These men had died defending their homes and families, and they too deserved recognition.
 
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Traditionally historians of the Little Big Horn fight have focused on Custer and his troops—on what they were doing and where they died. But as one Miniconjou warrior told a gathering at a 1926 commemoration of the battle, the Lakotas and Cheyennes also lost brave men. These men had died defending their homes and families, and they too deserved recognition.
 
Hokahey! A Good Day to Die! details the final moments of each of the fallen Cheyenne and Lakota heroes. Richard G. Hardorff sifted through the many interviews with Indian survivors of the battle, cross-checking every story of a wounded or dead individual to ascertain who was killed, in which action, and by whom. He concludes that the Indian dead comprised thirty-one men, six women, and four children—astonishingly light losses when compared with the number of cavalry dead. Concise, well-written, and respectful of Cheyenne and Lakota cultural practices, this book is an essential contribution to our understanding of how the Cheyennes and Lakotas waged the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780870622243
  • Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/1993
  • Series: Frontier Military Series
  • Pages: 174

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Richard G. Hardorff is the editor of Lakota Recollections of the Custer Fight and Cheyenne Memories of the Custer Fight. Both are available as Bison Books.
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Table of Contents

Preface 11
Ch. 1 The Killing of Deeds 17
Ch. 2 The Valley Fight 31
Ch. 3 The Custer Fight 59
Ch. 4 The Reno Hill Fight 85
Ch. 5 A Stillness after the Battle 99
Ch. 6 Casualty Numbers and Indian Testimony 121
App. A-I Lakota Casualties, The Kicking Bear Roster 132
App. A-II The White Bull Roster #1 134
App. A-III The White Bull Roster #2 136
App. A-IV The White Bull Roster #3 137
App. A-V The White Buffalo Roster 139
App. A-VI Miscellaneous Informants 142
App. A-VII The Miller Roster 144
App. B-I Cheyenne Casualties, Lakota Names 147
App. B-II Cheyenne Casualties, Cheyenne Names 148
App. C Casualty Names in Lakota 150
App. D Casualties by Tribal Affiliation 153
App. E A Casualty Tabulation 154
Bibliography 159
Index 165
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