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On June 28, 1876, the bodies of Custer and his command were hastily buried in shallow graves at or near where they fell. In 1877 the remains of 11 officers and two civilians were transferred to eastern cemeteries. Custer's remains were buried at West Point.

Battle of the Little Bighorn: The story of Custer's last stand lives on

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Almost everybody knows something about Custer's last stand although it took place 136 years ago on the plains of southeastern Montana near the Little Bighorn River.

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