Partager l'article ! Custer's medal: Custer in the Civil WarCUSTER'S MEDAL To make his men proud of their unit, General George A. Custer create ...
proved incompetent and Benteen showed his indifference – I will not use the uglier words that have often been in my mind. Both failed Custer and he had to fight it out alone."
Little Bighorn veteran William Taylor, letter to Lieutenant Godfrey, February 20, 1910
Custer in the Civil War
To make his men proud of their unit, General George A. Custer created a medal, the "Custer Medal". A star, two crossed sabers and a cross were designed and eventually made by an industry in New York. On the cross, Custer put the latin sentence of the state of Michigan: TUEBOR ("I will defend").