Two Moon

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Two Moon

Original Name Éše'he Ôhnéšesêstse
Montana, USA
Death 1917 (aged 69–70)
Montana, USA
Burial Busby, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Plot Grave is along Highway 212
Memorial ID 7809725 View Source
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Cheyenne Native American Chief. His name was Ishaynishus, which means "Two Moon". He was a participant in many battles who fought with Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull against the whites. He was at the Rosebud fight against General Crook and was present at the Battle of Little Big Horn. His last battle was at Wolf Mountain sometimes called Battle at Pyramid Butte where his band surrendered to General Miles at Fort Keogh in April, 1877. He was also the model used by James Fraser for the Buffalo Nickel portrait.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 31 Aug 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7809725
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