American Experience: On June 26, 1876, near the Little Bighorn River in Montana Territory, Gen George Armstrong Custer ordered his soldiers to drive back a large army of Lakota and Cheyenne warriors. [CUSTER'S LAST STAND]
American Experience: On July 14, 1881, 21-year-old Henry McCarty, alias Billy the Kid, was gunned down by an ambitious sheriff. The felling of one of the most notorious criminals of the age was instantly national news.
American Experience: In 1909, Geronimo told his nephew, “I should never have surrendered. I should have fought until I was the last man alive.” http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/weshallremain/the_films/episode_4_about
American Experience: In 1926, just a few months before her death, Will Rogers described Annie Oakley as "the greatest woman rifle shot the world has ever produced." http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/oakley/