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Sound recording on this page is held by the Western History Collections in the Indians for Indians Hour Collection, tape 17. Song heard is Forty-Nine Song.
White Bull counts a second coup on a soldier shot by a Cheyenne. White Bull stated, "The Cheyenne struck him first, I took the second coup." A short time after this coup, White Bull was struck in the ankle by a spent bullet and was unable to continue taking an active part in the battle. But at this point in the engagement, only a few of Custer's soldiers were alive.
In this drawing, White Bull takes horses from General Terry's advancing column. The tepee on the right represents the soldiers' camp from which White Bull's tracks lead. White Bull stated, "This made my name known, taken from those coming below, soldiers and crows were camped there.
White Bull steals two horses from a white men's camp. He notes that this was "done while they slept, a good job."
White Bull steals horses from a camp of white men, who chased him for a long distance. The camp with rifle smoke is indicated to the right of White Bull.
White Bull saves White Deer, who was wounded by white buffalo hunters. White Bull stated, "This is White Deer, he is a Minniconjou Sioux, this was a hard thing to do, but I could, so I carried him away on my back, this is one of the hardest things to do, and one of the best things to tell, this was one of the deeds that put a man among the famous."
During a battle with soldiers under the command of Colonel E. S. Otis, White Bull was shot in the left arm. White Bull drew himself wearing his war charm and his horse was decorated for war with a feather attached to the bridle and on the horse's tail.
This drawing depicts Sitting Bull following a battle. Both Sitting Bull and his horse have been wounded in the action. This drawing is White Bull's only work depicting his uncle.
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