June 26th defending Reno Hill, Pvt Peter Thompson says, "Lieu. Wallace, a fine looking officer, over six feet in height was also doing all he could to keep our position as secure as possible. What we needed more than anything else was artillery. If we had hade but one piece, either a Napoleon or a Gatling gun, the village could have been destroyed in a very short time. But we had neither.
"Now, Custer, don't be greedy, but wait for us." General Gibbon "No, I will not." Custer, noon, June 22, 1876 passing in review.