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Calhoun's Last Stand

Calhoun's Last Stand

LITTLE BIGHORN CAMPAIGN White Bull's fight at Little Bighorn - and Lieutenant Calhoun's last stand CALHOUN'S LAST STAND source: Gregory Michno, "Lakota Noon", Mountain Press Publishing, page 217 Indians charge Calhoun Hill, at 5.40 p.m.. Minneconjou warchief...

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Custer and the Indians

Custer and the Indians

Mutual respect CUSTER'S RELATIONSHIP WITH INDIANS General Custer respected his foes. During the Civil War, he gave food and clothing to Confederate prisoners who happened to be old classmates. He even took part in a wedding where everybody was dressed...

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Tom Custer

Tom Custer

Thomas Ward Custer, George's younger brother and US hero THE FIGHTING LION source : Tom Custer's homepage Before the War In 1865, George Armstrong Custer said of his younger brother: "Do you want to know what I think of him? Tom should have been the General...

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The love story of the Custers

The love story of the Custers

Winning Libbie's love was one of Custer's most difficult fights THE CUSTERS: A LOVE STORY source: Mary Trotter Kion , Suite 101 website George Armstrong Custer spent his very early years in a happy family, not unlike the mixture that many modern-day families...

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On Custer's steps

ON CUSTER'S STEPS Yellowstone National Park, where Custer fought the Indians in 1873 and won two battles. The Black Hills (expedition of 1874) Custer Hill (Last Stand Hill) on Little Bighorn battlefield.

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Historian Michno on Reno and Benteen

Historian Michno on Reno and Benteen

LITTLE BIGHORN CAMPAIGN Historian Michno on the duration of the fight and Reno's/Benteen's behavior THEIR BEST INTERESTS http://www.david-strathairn.com : Son of the Morning Star (1991) Source: Gregory F. Michno, Lakota Noon, the Indian narrative of Custer’s...

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Custer's medal

Custer's medal

Custer in the Civil War CUSTER'S MEDAL 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,...

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