Caroline Ashleigh Blog: Custer’s Last Flag at Little Bighorn Sells for $2.2M

Custer_last_stand_flag.jpgThe ‘pride’ of Michigan, General George Armstrong Custer, led the 7th Cavalry into battle against the Lakota Sioux and the Northern Cheyanne near the Little Bighorn River in Montana 134 years ago. It was not Custer’s finest hour. All 210 men under his immediate command died in the massacre. So did Custer. As the battle detail surveyed the carnage a few days later, a swallow-tailed American flag, known as a guidon, was found hidden beneath a dead soldier.

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