Pvt Charles Scott

Birth
Scotland
Death 25 Jun 1876 (aged 24–25)
Little Big Horn Battle Site, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Burial Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Plot Buried in the Mass Grave
Memorial ID 7805687 · View Source
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Private, Company L, 7th US Cavalry. Killed in action during Custer's Last Stand by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, along with most of the 7th Cavalry.

He enlisted on 20 November 1873, at Fort Abraham Lincoln, North Dakota, giving his previous occupation as Cook. He had blue eyes, brown hair, a fair complexion, and was 5 feet, 9 inches tall. He was killed on Last Stand Hill, along with all of the soldiers of Custer's Column, and was initially buried where he fell. In 1878, the bodies of the soldiers were removed from their field burials and reinterred in a mass grave at the top of Last Stand Hill, where his body remains today. He was not married.


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  • Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
  • Added: 29 Aug 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7805687
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Charles Scott (1851–25 Jun 1876), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7805687, citing Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Kit and Morgan Benson (contributor 46483611) .