This Day in History: Was Custer Outgunned at Little Big Horn?

by Benjamin Domenech on 10:30 am June 26, 2009

The anniversary of Little Bighorn: “Custer may have contributed to the situation by declining to include Gatling guns in his van. Because he was setting off on what amounted to a search-and-destroy mission, he argued that the Gatlings were too cumbersome and would only slow him down.” Off they rode in the friscalating dusklight.

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