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 White Swan

White Swan

Birth
Montana, USA
Death 12 Aug 1904 (aged 52–53)
Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Burial Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Plot A 460
Memorial ID 5989474 · View Source
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Private, Indian Scouts, 7th US Cavalry. Crow Indian tribe. Also known as Mee-nah-tsee-us (Strikes Enemy).

He enlisted on 10 April 1876 at Crow Agency, Montana, in the 7th Infantry, for six months, and was attached to the 7th US Cavalry. Attached to Major Reno's Battalion, he was in the valley and hilltop fights during the Battle of the Little Big Horn (25-27 June 1876), and was wounded in the valley. He was one of ten Crow Indian Scouts in the valley fight, where he was wounded in the right wrist and thigh by Whirlwind, a Cheyenne Indian. He died at age 53 at Crow Agency, and was buried in the Custer National Cemetery.


  • Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
  • Added: 21 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5989474
  • Barbara From Mich
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for White Swan (1851–12 Aug 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5989474, citing Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Kit and Morgan Benson (contributor 46483611) .