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The Custer story

George Armstrong Custer

The Custer story

the life and intimate letters of General George A. Custer and his wife Elizabeth

by George Armstrong Custer

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Published by Devin-Adair in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Marguerite Merington.
ContributionsCuster, Elizabeth B., Merington, Marguerite.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13987389M

Will Hutchison, Artifacts of the Battle of Little Big Horn: Custer, the 7th Cavalry & the Lakota and Cheyenne Warriors, Schiffer Press, , pages, annotated with an extensive bibliography Author: Scott Mingus. Aas they approached the Last Stand at Little Big Horn, Philbrick gives a new insight as to the misunderstandings and outright lies of the US Government to the Native American Indians. The book also tells a very different story about the death of Custer that I .

During separations enforced by the military, Lieutenant General George A. Custer and his wife, Elizabeth, corresponded about the Civil War, the perils of frontier life, and the chain of events that would lead to his tragic death at the Little Big Horn in Montana Territory. Their letters reveal the nuances of personal and political loyalties rarely expressed by historians and novelists. Crossing the Plains with Custer. By Paul Horsted, Ernest Grafe, and Jon Nelson. A companion volume to the popular book Exploring with Custer, this book tells the rest of the story of this historic Expedition. First-hand accounts and beautiful modern color photographs illuminate the mile trail across the plains, from Fort Lincoln to the Black Hills and back again.

About Custer’s Trials. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History From the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Book Award, a brilliant biography of Gen. George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times. Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America reveals a new image of this flawed character, though Custer remains representative of the racism that was pervasive in the period.


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The Custer Story Hardcover – September 1, The Custer story book Marguerite Merington (Author) out of 5 stars 15 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Cited by: 4.

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/5(11). STILES is the author of The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, winner of the National Book Award in Nonfiction and the Pulitzer Prize in Biography, and Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil 's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in History.

A member of the Society of American Historians and a former /5(). This book is a compilation of letters written by Custer and his wife, Elizabeth.

Most of the letters contained in the book are missives that husband and wife wrote to each other; however, the reader will also find letters written by the Custers to other people: relatives, friends, and associates/5.

This is not a book only for Custer buffs or those interested in the Indian wars, though they will be well served to read it.

It actually gives but slight attention to Custer’s final battle, and readers should look elsewhere—such as in James Donovan’s excellent A Terrible. What book was Tom Custer reading when killed. Canadian colleague George Kush reports Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner’s novel The Gilded Age “was the book Capt.

Tom Custer was reading when he was killed at the Little Big Horn. He was almost finished and promised to loan it to another officer, also killed on J ”. 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. Custer is an expansive, agile, and clear-eyed reassessment of the iconic general’s life and legacy—how the legend was born, the ways in which it evolved, what it has meant—told against the broad sweep of the American narrative.

It is a magisterial portrait of a complicated, misunderstood man that not only irrevocably changes our long Released on: Octo   The Battle of the Little Bighorn—also known as Custer’s Last Stand—was the most ferocious battle of the Sioux Wars.

Colonel George Custer and his men never stood a fighting : Annette Mcdermott. In total, the Custer Wolf killed more than livestock and horses, worth around $25, or $, in dollars. Legacy. Inwildlife writer Roger A. Caras published a book called The Custer Wolf, which tells the story of a family of wolves in the Custer area through the eyes of one of the wolves.

Beginning in a world of natural Died: 11 October, Books shelved as george-armstrong-custer: The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn by Nathaniel Philbrick, A Terrible G.

The Custer Story: the Life and Letters of General George A. Custer and His Wife Elizabeth by Custer, George A./Custer, Elizabethy/Merington, Marguerite (ed) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About the Book During separations enforced by the military, Lieutenant General George A.

Custer and his wife, Elizabeth, corresponded about the Civil War, the perils of frontier life, and the chain of events that would lead to his tragic death at the Little Big Horn in Montana Territory.

Irony and an Eye for Detail. The image is almost laughably contrary to Mr. Connell's subdued nature. He approached the story of Custer not as an. Buy a cheap copy of The Custer Story: Life and Intimate book. During separations enforced by the military, Lieutenant General George A.

Custer and his wife, Elizabeth, corresponded about the Civil War, the perils of frontier Free shipping over $Cited by: 4. McMurtry's book does what dozens of others on Custer have not. It cuts through the myths, including what was actually said at the battle on J " The Chicago Sun Times.

Few authors match McMurtry’s voice of unsentimental authority. Chicago Tribune. McMurtry’s book does what dozens of others on Custer have not/5(11). Custer State Park is pleased to offer an array of interpretive and educational opportunities for a trail hike and a children’s story book paired together to promote reading and physical movement.

Pages from a book are positioned along the trail so as participants hike, they read the book. 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 army, Custer ably led a.

VERDICT More than a detailed chronology of events—at which it excels—this book is an in-depth portrait of the two combatants—it's Sitting Bull's story as much as Custer's. Both shared tragic and triumphant lives indelibly woven into the fabric of American lore/5().

Custer's story is paired with that of his advesary, Sitting Bull. Philbeck notes that in many ways this campaign was a last stand for not only Custer at the Little Bighorn, but for the way of life for both Native Americans and by: 4.

Stiles: Custer was always projecting a story about himself, yet he also had real ability. I find the best summary of Custer’s character can be found in “The Raid,” a short story by Leo Tolstoy.Directed by Norman Foster.

With Wayne Maunder, Michael Dante, Alexander Davion, William Mims. This isn't a feature film, but episodes of the TV series _"Custer" (/I)_ edited together/10(2).Custer’s Best: The Story of Company M, 7th Cavalry at the Little Bighorn This is the story of George Custer’s best cavalry company at the Battle of the Little Bighorn – Company M.

With a tragically-flawed, but extremely brave, Company Commander and a no-nonsense First Sergeant, Company M maintained a disciplined withdrawal from the.