This Derringer pistol has the name Robe written in togia on the right side of the action, right and left grips, along with the Grass Dancer mark. Robe surrendered with Crazy Horse on May 6, 1877, along with his wife and daughters at Red Cloud Agency.
This Spencer SRC has the name Bad Bear written in togia on the right side of the stock, as part of the following message: "Hunkpapa-Bade Bear-rode together-Little Buffalo-fought together-Turning hawk-Battle Greasy Grass". Turning Hawk was reported as a pipe bearer and a leader of a war party at the Battle of Greasy Grass, in his interview with Walter Stanley Campbell.
This Sharps SRC has the name Old Wolf Cheyenne written three times in togia on the right side of the stock, along with the symbol of the Council of 44 Chiefs. Old Wolf was a Northern Cheyenne and was sometimes called Cut Foot.
This Winchester Rifle has the name Yellow Bull Minneconjou written three times in togia on the left side of the action, along with the mark for kill written twice. He followed Chief Hump into Canada and surrendered with him in September 1881.
This carbine has the name Crow Eagle written in togia on the left and right sides of the stock, along with Sitting Bull's togia mark and various carvings of circus animals. He was one of Sitting Bull's guards during the Indian Wars and followed Sitting Bull into Canada, surrendering with him in 1881. David Bald Eagle, the grandson of White Bull (the nephew of Sitting Bull) told the Collector about Crow Eagle and the carvings on his carbine that Sitting Bull had done.
This Carbine has the name Crazy Horse written in togia on the right side of the stock. The Collector heard stories from Ellen Black Elk who was told stories by Crazy Horse's wife, Black Shawl Woman. Crazy Horse referred to here is not the well-known Crazy Horse, the great war chief.
This Sharps SRC has the name Red Cloud written in togia on the stock, along with the togia mark for chief and scout. On the forearm is written the name Good Roads. Red Cloud, along with Crazy Horse were offered and accepted positions as Indian Scouts and were each issued a Sharps SRC and a horse.
This Sharps SRC has the name Owl King Minneconjou written in togia on the stock, with the following: "battle-Greasy Grass-kill-many-soldiers". Owl King fought in the Indian Wars and after surrendering in 1881, was sent with his family to the Standing Rock Reservation where he lived until his death in 1892.
This Burnside SRC has the name Deer written in togia on the stock with the following: "rode together-Gall Kangiska Band-saw end-many life-law end-died year 76". Deer participated in the battles at Rosebud and Greasy Grass with Gall's Kangiska Band. Deer and his family were eventually transferred to the Standing Rock Reservation in 1882.
This Winchester SRC has the name Old Bear Cheyenne written in togia on the action. Old Bear participated in the Fetterman Battle, the closure of the Bozeman Trail and the Indian Wars. Old Bear and his family eventually settled on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
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