Custer's 'Last Flag' sold at auction for $2.2 million to private collector
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- After spending much of the last century in storage, the only U.S. flag not captured or lost during Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Bighorn sold at auction Friday for $2.2 million.
The buyer was identified by the New York auction house Sotheby's as an American private collector.
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