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Custer's funeral

Custer's funeral

On October 10, 1877, General Custer received full military honors at West Point Military Academy CUSTER'S FUNERAL source: Harper's Weekly The remains of this gallant officer were laid in their last resting place in the West Point Cemetery on the 10th...

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Custer's dogs

Custer's dogs

Custer's dogs were near their master during the Last Stand THE DOGS OF THE GOLDEN CAVALIER "Custer was rarely without his dogs. They accompanied him on hunts and on campaigns; they ranged themselves at his feet, rested their heads on his lap, shared his...

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Happy Custer Day!

Happy Custer Day!

AUTIE! Write a message near Libbie's grave to celebrate America's Golden Cavalier "I wanted to be a mark of honor for the future generations." George Armstrong Custer is 168 years old! A comment posted by a visitor on Flagguys.com "This is one of the...

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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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Born to be a soldier

Born to be a soldier

WORDS OF A LEADER "You ask me if I will not be glad when the last battle is fought, so far as the country is concerned I, of course, must wish for peace, and will be glad when the war is ended, but if I answer for myself alone, I must say that I shall...

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Custer at West Point

Custer at West Point

source: Pritzker Military Library "If Custer had run for Presidency in 1876, he would have been elected." Political scientist and author James S. Robbins, extract of the interview INTERVIEW IN VIDEO + QUESTIONS James S. Robbins on "Last of their class,...

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Nevin Custer on Autie

Nevin Custer on Autie

CUSTER AS HIS BROTHER REMEMBERS HIM source: newspaper article from Topeka, Kansas, date of June 1910, Monroe Library In a big white farm house fronting the historic river Raisin, three miles north of Monroe, Mich., lives Nevin Custer, a typical Western...

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General Custer, USA Today, 1994

General Custer, USA Today, 1994

Rewarded with rapid promotions, he became the youngest brigadier general at 23) and, later, major general in the Union Army. During the final six months of the war, Custer's men captured 111 artillery pieces, 65 battle flags, and 10,000 prisoners. It...

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