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Re: Custer rifle
Posted by david on Friday, 14 July 2017, at 1:46 p.m., in response to Re: Custer rifle, posted by mike on Tuesday, 11 July 2017, at 9:37 p.m.
Looking back on your Post last Tuesday The Indian said "He fought as a young man in the battle" Perhaps he never implied he was a hostile. Or perhaps your Grandfather liked the idea of a hostile and changed the story a bit... Maybe the Indian was a scout, or more chance of a relative of one... The yellow rotted wood implies to me that it was a later find, but who knows? Seems to me would have said he was a Scout if that was the case. Too bad your Grandfather did not record his name.. That might have helped.. Cool that it has created such a large amount of controversy, and posts here. Thanks Mike for the information. Thanks to all who have posted in reference to this post.
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