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Explore the life, battles, and legacy of General Custer, a prominent figure in American history. Learn about his remarkable achievements and controversial decisions that shaped the nation.
Portrait of Brigadier General Custer and his adoring wife Elizabeth (Libbie) c 1865. Elizabeth and her husband had a loving but tumultuous relationship. Both were stubborn, opinionated, and ambitious. Their private correspondence was filled with sexually charged double entendres.

Portrait of Brigadier General Custer and his adoring wife Elizabeth (Libbie) c 1865. Elizabeth and her husband had a loving but tumultuous relationship. Both were stubborn, opinionated, and ambitious. Their private correspondence was filled with sexually charged double entendres.

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The Battle of Little Bighorn, more commonly known as Custer’s Last stand, was fought June 25-26, 1876 between the U.S. 7th Cavalry and the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and the Arapaho tribes. The 7th Cavalry suffered an overwhelming defeat with five of the Cavalry’s twelve companies being completely decimated. As settlers headed west into the Great Plains in … People, Fox, Crime, Battle Of Little Bighorn, Bones, Lone Tree, Old Things, Custer, American Indians

The Battle of Little Bighorn, more commonly known as Custer’s Last stand, was fought June 25-26, 1876 between the U.S. 7th Cavalry and the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and the Arapaho tribes. The 7th Cavalry suffered an overwhelming defeat with five of the Cavalry’s twelve companies being completely decimated. As settlers headed west…

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This photo of George A. Custer was taken in 1865 while his rank was that of Brevet Major General.  Custer was a bit of a celebrity during his time - bringing journalists with him to battle, dressing in fancy uniforms, and always keeping the press up-to-date with his views and beliefs. Original post: http://www.ancientfaces.com/research/photo/1239780/portrait-of-maj-gen-as-of-apr-15-1865-george-a-fam

George Armstrong Custer was a cavalry commander in the United States Civil War and the Indian Wars. While briefly promoted to United States Army Major General, his permanent rank was that of captain. George A. Custer fought in the first major battle of the Civil War - the First Battle of Bull Run - and was present at General Robert E. Lee's surrender. After the civil war, Custer participated in various aggressions against Native Americans on behalf of the United States government. The most…

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