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A Life of Major General George A. Custer

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Published by Digital Scanning .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Military

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages679
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8785636M
    ISBN 101582180407
    ISBN 109781582180403
    OCLC/WorldCa173092107

    CUSTER, George A. My Life on the Plains. Or, Personal Experiences with Indians. New York: Sheldon, Octavo, original green cloth, gilt buffalo-head cover motif. Second edition of this scarce classic of western Americana, illustrated with eight full-page wood-engravings by A. Roberts, including a portrait of Custer and four portraits of chiefs. Custer Story: Life and Intimate Letters of General George and His Wife Elizabeth by Custer, George A.; Custer, Elizabeth Bacon (marguerite Merington - editor) | 1 .


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Raised in Michigan and Ohio, Custer was admitted to West Point in /5(6). George Armstrong Custer, (born December 5,New Rumley, Ohio, U.S.—died JLittle Bighorn River, Montana Territory), U.S. cavalry officer who distinguished himself in the American Civil War (–65) but later led his men to death in one of the most controversial battles in U.S.

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Cavalry, pp. [i]-[iii] List of illustrations, p. [iv] Contents, pp. [v]-x. A Complete Life of Gen. George A. Custer: Major-General of Volunteers; Brevet Major-General, U.S. Army; and Lieutenant-Colonel, Seventh U.S. Cavalry Frederick Whittaker Sheldon, - Generals - pages.

George Armstrong Custer was a U.S. military officer and commander who rose to fame as a young officer during the American Civil War. He gained further fame for his post-war exploits against Native.

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''Even now, after a hundred years, his name alone will start an argument,'' Evan S. Connell writes of General George Armstrong Custer in. Life of Major Gen'l George A. Custer by Whittaker for auction. This is a first edition of "A Life of Major Gen'l George A. Custer" by Frederick Whittaker published in The book provides a comprehensive biography of General Custer from his birth and childhood until his untimely death at the hands of Native American Indians at the Battle of the Little Bighorn on.

George Armstrong Custer’s controversial life ended in an equally controversial death at the Little Bighorn. By Michael D. Hull. At daylight on April 9,the hard-pressed infantry of General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia advanced against the Union Army’s 3rd Cavalry Division near Appomattox Court House, : Historynet Staff.

The boy general: story of the life of Major-General George A. Custer by Custer, Elizabeth Bacon, ; Burt, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), Publication date Topics Custer, George Armstrong,Indians of North America -- WarsFrontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)Pages: George Armstrong Custer, –76, American army officer, b.

New Rumley, Ohio, grad. West Point, Civil War Service Custer fought in the Civil War at the first battle of Bull Run, distinguished himself as a member of General McClellan's staff in the Peninsular campaign, and was made a brigadier general of volunteers in June, The youngest general in the Union.

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Libbie Custer was at ease in both the field and the halls of power in Washington, D.C. Sketch artist James E. Taylor depicted her riding sidesaddle with the general near Winchester, Va., and presenting battle flags captured by George Custer’s men to Secretary of War Edwin M.

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Army ; and Lieutenant-Colonel, Seventh U.S. George Edward Pickett (Janu – J ) was a career United States Army officer who became a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil is best remembered for being one of the commanders at Pickett's Charge, the futile and bloody Confederate offensive on the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg that bears his ds held: Pickett's Division, First.

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Volume 2 deals with Custer's fighting in the West, ending with a memorable description of his last stand at the Little Big Horn in June The introduction to Volume 1 is by Gregory J. Urwin, who won praise for Custer Victorious: The Civil War Battles of General George Armstrong Custer, also a Bison Book.

George Armstrong Custer (December 5, -- J ) was a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars.

About the book:   The boy general: story of the life of Major-General George A. Custer, as told by Elizabeth B. Custer by Custer, Elizabeth Bacon, Pages: Injust two years before his death, a collection of his magazine articles was published as My Life on the Plains. George Armstrong Custer, in this intensely personal account, made a major contribution to American history.

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