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Where the Custer Fight Began; Undermanned and Overwhelmed, The Reno Valley Fight

Major Reno has been accused of cowardice in the Valley fight. Many persons now and then feel that if he had held the woods long enough the Sioux and Cheyenne would have massed around him to defend their village and Custer would have been saved or even victorious. Possibly by holding his position in the Valley Custer might have been given enough time to strike the village from the flank even at the risk of wiping out his own command.