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The Massacre at Moab (1)
I - The Destructive Decision (1)
A) The Mounting Famine
B) The Mentioned Family
C) The Moab Flight
II - The Descriptive Destination (2)
A) The Jewish People
B) The Jeopardous Place
III - The Deadly Destination (3)
A) Elimelech's Departure
B) Elimelech's Descendants
IV - The Delayed Demolition (4 - 5)
A) The Lengthy Dwelling of the Men (4)
B) The Literal Death of the Men (5)
Theme: ''The danger of stepping out of God's will''
Custer's Last Stand - ''The Battle of Little Big Horn''
The Battle of the Little Bighorn, known to Lakota as the Battle of the Greasy Grass, and commonly referred to as Custer's Last Stand, was an armed engagement between combined forces of the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes, against the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army.
The battle, which occurred June 25-26, 1876, near the Little Bighorn River in eastern Montana Territory, was the most prominent action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
The fight was an overwhelming victory for the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho, led by several major war leaders, including Crazy Horse and Chief Gall, inspired by the visions of Sitting Bull.
The U.S. 7th Cavalry, including the Custer Battalion, a force of 700 men led by George Armstrong Custer, suffered a major defeat. Five of the 7th Cavalry's twelve companies were annihilated; Custer was killed, as were two of his brothers, a nephew, and a brother-in-law.
Wikipedia - The Battle of Little Bighorn
The total U.S. casualty count included 268 dead and 55 severely wounded (six died from their injuries later), including four Crow Indian scouts and two Pawnee Indian scouts.
George Custer actually allowed his ego to get the best of him as he came upon a band of Indians and rather than wait for reinforcements; he chose to attack this band; without knowing that a huge multitude of Indians were close by and would in ...
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