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Benteen celebrated Little Bighorn

Benteen celebrated Little Bighorn

BENTEEN CELEBRATED LITTLE BIGHORN "There he is, God damn him. He will never fight anymore." Captain Benteen while seeing General Custer's body, June 27, 1876 "I thought that Custer could take care of himself ." Captain Benteen to the Court of Inquiry,...

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Perjuries in court

Perjuries in court

Captain Carter was the friend of many Little Bighorn veterans and was appalled by their perjuries during the Inquiry on the battle "THEY'VE NEVER TOLD THE WHOLE TRUTH" source: Colonel William Graham, The Custer Myth, 1953, Stackpole Books, pages 309-316...

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Explaining a worldwide phenomenon

Explaining a worldwide phenomenon

Interview of the author of "Custerology" which relates the story of Custeriana over the years EXPLAINING CUSTERIANA source: Michael Elliott's interview "Custerology: The Enduring Legacy of the Indian Wars and George Armstrong Custer" (Univ. of Chicago...

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Left Hand's account

Left Hand's account

An Arapaho account of Indian friendly fire and the Last Stand LEFT HAND AT LITTLE BIGHORN source: William Graham, The Custer Myth, The Stackpole Company, 1953, page 111 " "The soldiers were up on the ridge and the Indians were all around them. There was...

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The RCOI and the witnesses

The RCOI and the witnesses

Little Bighorn veteran Gerard explained to Walter Camp the pressure put on the shoulders of the witnesses during the Inquiry on the battle WITNESSES UNDER PRESSURE source: Robert Nightengale, Little Big Horn, FarWest Publishing, 1996, page 171 (Major...

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Studying Indian accounts

Studying Indian accounts

What it means for the Little Bighorn study CONTRADICTION IN INDIAN ACCOUNTS By David Cornut, author of the historical chronicle Little Big Horn, autopsie d'une bataille légendaire (France, 2006) Something very strange in Indian accounts is their mix of...

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Sketches of Custer's Civil War

Sketches of Custer's Civil War

Custer's Union troops during the American Civil War SKETCHES OF WAR source: Libary of Congress, edited by Gregory J. Urwin ( Ph.D), professor of History at the University of Notre Dame and famous Custer historian. He has written several books on Custer...

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