Crazy Horse
 Crazy Horse, Fort Robinson, Oaglala Sioux

Crazy Horse


Born: approximately 1842 at Rapid Creek in Dakota Territory
Died: September 5, 1877 at Fort Robinson

      Crazy Horse  was a member of the Oaglala Sioux tribe.    Crazy Horse was a  intelligent skillful high energy warrior

      Crazy Horse led the decoy at the Fetterman's Massacre in December of 1866 under Red Cloud.    Crazy Horse was a superb Indian horseman and war leader

      Crazy Horse courageously fought General Crook in the Battle of the Rosebud, June 17, 1876

      The Battle of the Little Big Horn with Lieutenant Colonel Custer and the 7th Cavalry was a fine victory for Crazy Horse

     After many honorable battles Crazy Horse and the Oglala Sioux tribe agreed under a official U.S. peace treaty to move to the reservations 

     May 1877  Crazy Horse arrived at Red Cloud Agency.  In August Crazy Horse took his wife to the Spotted Trail Agency for medical care 

     Crazy Horse was then arrested and taken to Fort Robinson.  A struggle took place resulting in Crazy Horse being bayoneted in the abdomen by Captain Kennington and died shortly after 

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