Battle of Little Bighorn Swiss troops, Swiss History
Twelve men born in Switzerland were in the Seventh Cavalry at the time of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Of these, five were on detached service at that time and did not participate in the campaign and battle. The other seven participated in the encounter. Also , many other men in the Seventh Cavalry at that time had at least some Swiss ancestry, and all of them like ly suffered from the psychological effects of the battle as did numerous other participants.
Winkler, Albert Dr.
"Panic, Erratic Behavior, and the Psychological Impact of the Battle of the Little Bighorn on the Soldiers, Including the Swiss Troopers,"
Swiss American Historical Society Review: Vol. 55
, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/sahs_review/vol55/iss2/5