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James Rial Manning
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Birth: 1843
Houston County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 1876
Little Big Horn Battle Site
Big Horn County
Montana, USA

Manning enlisted into the US Army on January 25, 1873 at Louisville KY. He was described as 5-8, hazel eyes, black hair with a dark complexion. His civilian occupation was listed as blacksmith.

On June 3, 1873, he was assigned to Company I, 7th US Cavalry at Ft Snelling MN. His daily duties were listed as blacksmith. In October 1875, he was transferred to Company F, 7th US Cavalry.

Manning was killed with Custer's column during the Battle of the Little Bighorn. His remains were not identified.

Soldiers killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn were first buried where they were found. In 1881, all known battlefield burials were moved to a mass grave on top of Last Stand Hill. 
 
Burial:
Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument
Little Big Horn Battle Site
Big Horn County
Montana, USA
Plot: Mass Grave Last Stand Hill
 
Created by: Randy
Record added: Oct 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16200126
James Rial Manning
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James Rial Manning
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To one of my many ancesters may you RIP.
- pennie condy/dooley
 Added: Jul. 4, 2012

- John Vincent "VINCE" Powers
 Added: Dec. 15, 2010
In honor of all who fought at the Battle of the Little Bighorn: May God grant you eternal peace. www.littlebighorn.info
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 3, 2010
 
 
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