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Birth: 1851
Montana, USA
Death: May 31, 1919
Crow Agency
Big Horn County
Montana, USA

Crow Indian. Private, Indian Scouts, 7th US Infantry. Participated in ill-fated Custer Expedition in 1876 at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Also called Bah-suk-ush.

Born near the Platte River to Many Sisters and Her Door. Married Pretty Shield when she was 16. Enlisted 10 April 1876 at Crow Agency, Montana Territory, for six months with the 7th US Infantry. Assigned to 7th Cavalry for the 1876 Expedition and assigned to Major Reno's battalion. Assigned to the Custer striking column on the afternoon of June 25. Withdrew from the column at 3:15 pm (Custer was killed about 4:30 pm), and joined Strikes The Bear on the ridgetop, and later rejoined Major Reno in the hilltop fight. Withdrew and made contact with Colonel John Gibbon's Montana Column. Later returned to the Crow Agency with his friends, Hairy Moccassin and White Man Runs Him. Died at age 68 at 2 am, cause of death: debility following influenza. Buried June 5, 1919, at the Custer (formerly Little Bighorn Battlefield) National Cemetery. His wife, Pretty Shield, died at age 92 in 1944, and is buried with him.  
 
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Burial:
Custer National Cemetery
Crow Agency
Big Horn County
Montana, USA
Plot: Section A, Grave 1060
 
Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
Record added: Sep 30, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5813037
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