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In this June 19 photo, a blue canton with arrangement of 35 stars on the guidon that possibly is from Custer's Last Stand is seen in Pierre. The colors are still vibrant and haven't faded as much, compared to other guidons from the battle. (AP Photo/Capital Journal, David Rookhuyzen)

Flag likely from Custer's Last Stand housed in SD

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PIERRE (AP) -- What might be a relic of one of the most famous battles of the Old West has found a resting place in Pierre.

The South Dakota State Historical Society is in possession of a guidon -- a swallow-tailed flag carried by individual companies in a regiment -- that most likely is from the Battle of the Little Bighorn, popularly known as Custer's Last Stand.


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