4 janvier 2011

Edmond TESSIER (1842-1876)

Edmond TESSIER dit LAVIGNE (1842-1876)

was a member of L Troop, 7th Cavalry. L Troop was commanded by Lt James Calhoun, Custer's brother-in-law. At the Battle of the Little Bighorn, L Troop was attached to Custer's Battalion. Tessier, along with all of L Troop, were killed during the battle. After the battle, many of the soldiers from L Troop were found on Calhoun Ridge».

Source: Find a Grave Memorial # 16221627
Side of Mass Grave Monument with Tessier's name on it
Courtesy Randy

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