Postcard from the 1800’s of Coyote Running or Coyote Runs, a Crow warrior that accompanied General George Crook as a scout. Son of Alligator Stands Up, also a scout to General Crook. They were both at the Battle of Little Rose Bud with Crook.
In 1876 General Crook became the military leader over Montana territory including overseeing the native tribes in that area. The Lakota Sioux were battling for the right to the Black Hills. General Crook, his army, and hist Crow and Shoshone scouts marched out on June 17, 1876 to what became known as the Battle of Rosebud Creek. This Crow warrior was along as one of his scouts. The Crows, the Shoshones, and Crook with his army fought Two Moon’s Cheyenne’s and Crazy Horse’s Sioux in what became a stale-mate.