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Custer's death still a mystery after 135 years

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DICKINSON, N.D. -- Saturday marked the 135 anniversary of the Battle of the Little Big Horn near present day Garryowen, Mont., and even after all of this time, the death of Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer remains a mystery.


"We do know he had a bullet wound to the head," said Fort Abraham Lincoln Foundation Interpretive Director Scott Larkin. "But as far as who shot him, that we don't know for sure. Many people have claimed the 'victory.'"

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