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Dr. Henry Porter, Seventh Cavalry surgeon and survivor of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Colonel Thomas Custer, Seventh Cavalry, the brother of General George Armstrong Custer. He was killed in the same battle at the Little Big Horn, 1876.

Captain Thomas Ward Custer, Seventh Cavalry, younger brother of General George Armstrong Custer. He was a two time Medal of Honor winner, they were awarded for actions on 2 April and 6 April 1865. Both times for personally capturing enemy regimental flags while under heavy fire. He died along with his brother at the Battle of Little Bighorn on 25 June 1876.

Bloody Knife, one of Lt. Col. George A. Custer's scouts with the Seventh Cavalry was killed at the battle of the Little Big Horn.

Kansas--burial at Fort Leavenworth, August 4th, of the remains of the officers of the Seventh United States Cavalry, killed with General Custer by Sitting Bull, at the Battle of Little Big Horn, June 25th, 1876

Thomas Ward Custer - double Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Died with his brother George Armstrong Custer at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

On June 25 1876, George Armstrong Custer and the 7th Cavalry attempted to attack a united force of Sioux and Cheyenne Indians. Custer underestimated the opposing side's size and skill, and the 7th Cavalry was wiped out at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

Sarcee Man by glenbowmuseum, via Flickr

Photograph taken in 1879 during U.S. Army re-burial visit to the Custer batcitlefieldThe expedition was led by Captain George K. Sanderson, seen here in the foreground looking at the recently erected monument to Myles Keogh and the fallen members of Company I, 7th US Cavalry."