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Lights' Story of the Battle
Q. Name and age and to what tribe of Sioux did you belong?
A. Light (Cragre), or Runs after the Clouds (Mahpiyah Luwa Isaye [Chases Red Clouds]), 56 years. Minneconjou.
Q. What chief did he fight under?
A. Spotted Elk. (He was under several. Spotted Elk was his main chief.)2
Q. Were you in the fight against Crook on the Rosebud a week before the Custer fight?
A. Was in the fight with Crook on the Rosebud.
Q. How many days were you in the village before the fight with Custer?
A. Four or Five days.
Q. How long before the fight was it learned that soldiers were coming?
A. Short time before the arrival of soldiers, some Indians that were out returned and reported seeing clouds of dust northeast and east. They were not in camp long before Custer and his men appeared...
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