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Twilight Zone at Little Bighorn

"THE SEVENTH IS MADE UP OF PHANTOMS" (Twilight Zone miniserie, 1963) Three United States Army soldiers (MSgt. William Connors, Pvt. Michael McCluskey, Cpl. Richard Langsford) are participants in a National Guard wargame being conducted near Little Bighorn,...

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Field of death

Field of death

Cavalryman Daniel Kanipe remembers Custer battlefield as it was on June 27, 1876 FIELD OF CARNAGE source : W.A. Graham, The Custer Myth , The Stackpole Company, page 248 - 250. reenactments : Custer Clan website Custer battlefield, 1877. NPS I looked...

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In Libbie's own words

In Libbie's own words

In Libbie's own words WALK ALONE IN THE SHADOW source: Elizabeth Custer, "Boots and Saddles": Or Life in Dakota with General Custer, chapter XXIX, University of Virginia Library Not the shadow of an anxiety, nor the faintest sign of dread of the coming...

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The spirit of the West

The spirit of the West

The Spirit of the West is a mix of freedom, huge risks and responsabilities, excitement, danger, success, a new life in a vast place where everything seems possible. It's where life and death are so close, where poor become rich, where average people...

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Reno's attack by Wooden Leg

Reno's attack by Wooden Leg

Cheyenne warrior Wooden Leg remembers the first hour of the battle REMEMBERING RENO'S ATTACK source: Thomas Marquis, Wooden Leg, page 217 passim In my sleep I dreamed that a great crowd of people were making lots of noise. Something in the noise startled...

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Custer in memories

Custer in memories

1941: while Errol Flynn plays Custer on screen, an ordinary citizen of Michigan remembers Custer CUSTER IN MEMORIES source: Monroe Library These are the days of Custer reminiscences in Monroe, awakened by the General George Armstrong Custer picture "They...

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Do you believe in ghost stories?

Do you believe in ghost stories?

Ghost hunters place Custer battlefield as the fifth most haunted battlefields in America HAUNTED PLACE sources: Ghosts of Montana , Haunted America WHAT IS IS SAID: the ghost of Lieutenant Benjamin Hodgson was seen by a park personel. Psychics who studied...

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Charisma and talent... Errol Flynn

Charisma and talent... Errol Flynn

A legend played a legend... Errol Flynn was George Custer in They Died with their Boots on Errol Flynn stars as General George Armstrong Custer whose flamboyant career began at West Point Academy and ended at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Custer's last...

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LBH tactics

LBH tactics

TACTICS AT LITTLE BIG HORN "When an enlisted man sees his commanding officers showing greater regard for their personal safety than anything else, it would apt to demoralize anyone taught to breathe, almost, at the word of command. " Private William Taylor,...

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