146th anniversary of Battle of Little Bighorn took place last weekend

RAPID CITY, S.D.(KOTA)- Last weekend marked the 146th anniversary of the Battle of Little Bighorn, known as the Battle of the Greasy Grass in some native communities.

The battle marked a resounding defeat for George Custer’s Seventh Cavalry, and victory for multiple plains tribes.

To mark the day, Rapid City’s Journey Museum hosted Donovin Sprague, an author personally connected to the battle.

At the event Sprague showed historical photos of the battle site, the firearms used, and artifacts, and used a scale diorama to show precise movements of troops on both sides of the conflict.

Sprague explained why it’s important to capture a complete picture of the battle.

Sprague shared what the anniversary means to him.

Sprague’s books can be found at most major retailers.