The Battle of Little Bighorn took place on June 25, 1876. Ever since, there has been a battle raging to find out exactly what happened. In 1983 a fire scorched Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. To find out more details about the battle, archaeologists explored the area in 1984, 1985, 1989, 1993, 1994, and 1996. This resulted in the accumulations of over 5000 artifacts, and much new data on the battle. Several studies in other disciplines have made discoveries using these archaeological finds as a basis. For more information about the archaeological aspects of Little Bighorn, check out this report. More more information about Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, visit its website.