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Actives v Benteens in SD on 31 July 1874
Away Score 6  +
Away Team Benteens +
Coordinates 43° 45' 60" N, 103° 35' 56" WLatitude: 43.7666507
Longitude: -103.5988057
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Country United States  +
Description <p>Both teams were comprised of sold <p>Both teams were comprised of soldiers with the Seventh Cavalry, U.S. Army, under the command of Lt. Col. George Custer. </p><p>The Actives represented Company L, and the Benteens Company H. </p><p>The Seventh Cavalry was on what was known as the Black Hills Expedition, having left their post at Fort Abraham Lincoln, near present day Bismarck, ND earlier in July, 1874. </p><p>Many of the soldiers/players participating in the game were either killed or wounded at the Battle of the Little Big Horn two years later in July, 1876. </p><p>Custer SD (1880 pop. about 270) is about 35 miles SW of Rapid City SD and about 30 miles E of the Wyoming border. </p> miles E of the Wyoming border. </p>
Entry Origin Sabrpedia  +
Field Custer Park +
Home Score 11  +
Home Team Actives +
Innings Note 2:25 +
Modern Address Custer, SD  +
NY Rules Yes  +
Name Actives v Benteens in SD on 31 July 1874  +
Players Locality Non-local  +
Reviewed true  +
Sources <p>Bismarck Tribune, September 2, 1874 </p>
State SD  +
Submitted by Terry Bohn +
Type Ballgame  +
Type of Date Day  +
Has improper value forThis property is a special property in this wiki. Borough  + , City  + , Championship  + , Duplicate  + , Entered by  +
Categories Ballgames  + , Pre-pro  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 28 July 2019 17:58:31  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 31 July 1874  +
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