By Charles Milton Bell (Two Moons, second from left, American
Horse, third from left)
B y Richard Trossel, 1907
B y Richard Throssel, 1907
Moons addressing council, by Joseph K. Dixon
Early L.A. Huffman Photo
Two Moons, his nephew
Moons by Burbank, 1896
Shown here are some of the Cheyenne chiefs present at the
LBH battle, from left to right:
in the Night; Red Cherries; Brave Wolf; Two Moons; American
Horse; Buffalo Hump; Spotted Wolf; Old Wolf.
According to Frink/Barthelmess in "Photographer on
an Army Mule" the photo was made at a council with
General Nelson A. Miles at Lame Deer in 1889.
Two Moons was the spokesman of the Cheyenne at this council.
I guess that Buffalo Hump is Bull Hump, son of Dull Knife.
Spotted Wolf (or Young Spotted Wolf) and Old Wolf were both
members of the 1873 delegation to Washington. —
This was taken at Little Bighorn in 1909.
visited Two Moons' grave Tuesday in Busby, Montana:
The Indian holding the star-spangled banner on the right
of Two Moons (on his left) looks like Laban Little Wolf.
Two Moons at Little Bighorn
different view of the 1909 shot:
T aken by Joseph Kossuth Dixon, 1909
Moons and Major McLaughlin dated circa 1900:
B y Dixon
This photo is also in Powell´s "People of the
Sacred Mountain". It was made in 1908 at a great gathering
in the valley of the Little Bighorn. Two Moons and other
Cheyennes along with representatives of other tribes assembled
some thirty years after the battle. Wooden Leg also described
the gathering in Marquis´ book about him. —
By Edgar S. Paxson from 1902
Two Moons (left, facing the camera) and other Cheyennes
at the Little Bighorn monument.
Two Moons by Joseph Henry Sharp. Painted at Lame Deer, Montana
The following publications contain information about Two Moons:
Article: "Interview with Two Moon" by Hamlin Garland • McClure's Magazine • September 1898.
Article: "Was It Only Custer's Folly?" by Carl W. Breihan • Golden West: True Stories of the Old West • Vol. 4, No. 5 • July 1968.
Article: "Lost 'Custer' Treasure Cache" by Grant Gordon • Pioneer West • December 1974.
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