|Description||A Lakota Sioux club reportedly owned by Sitting Bull, the Lakota chief, and used in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876. The wood handle is bound in rawhide and partially encloses an ellipsoid stone head at one end. The stone may be dolomite.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||22 inches length
1/2 inch diameter handle
2 1/2 inches width head
1 5/8 inches depth head
|Creation||Made by Lakota Indians
Owned/used by: Sitting Bull
Made by Lakota Indians
Used at Battle of the Little Big Horn
Used in Montana, United States
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Bludgeon
|Dates||Use: Exactly 1876 According to legacy records, the club was used in the "Custer fight"--i.e., the Battle of Little Bighorn, which took place in 1876.
|Credit Line||Minnesota Historical Society Collections|
|Holding Type||3D Objects|