Deep Ravine

Deep Ravine (HM1MMJ)

Location: Garryowen, MT 59031 Big Horn County
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N 45° 34.051', W 107° 25.428'

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Little Bighorn Battlefield

Custer's 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 didn't 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.
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HM NumberHM1MMJ
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Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at 2:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 310863 N 5048854
Decimal Degrees45.56751667, -107.42380000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 34.051', W 107° 25.428'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 34' 3.06" N, 107° 25' 25.68" W
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Area Code(s)406
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Garryowen MT 59031, US
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