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  • Elizabeth Custer, "Boots and Saddle"

    26 mai 2007 ( #The Custer writings online )

    Elizabeth Bacon Custer "BOOTS AND SADDLES" OR LIFE IN DAKOTA WITH GENERAL CUSTER Dedicated TO MY HUSBAND THE ECHO OF WHOSE VOICE HAS BEEN MY INSPIRATION. ONE of the motives that have actuated me in recalling these simple annals of our daily life, has...

  • George Custer, "My Life on the Plains"

    26 mai 2007 ( #The Custer writings online )

    George Armstrong Custer "MY LIFE ON THE PLAINS" OR PERSONAL EXPERIENCES WITH INDIANS Table of Contents I. The Great Plains II. General Hancock's Campaign III. A Futile Pursuit IV. Indian Raids and Murders V. From Fort Hays to Fort McPherson VI. The Indians...

  • Little Sioux's account of the battle

    30 mai 2007 ( #LBH : accounts by the scouts )

    Account by an Arikara scout LITTLE SIOUX'S STORY source: The Arikara Narrative of Custer's Campaign against the Hostile Dakotas, June 1876, pages 149 - 157 IT WAS EARLY in the morning, just at sunrise, and there came down from the butte, Red Star and...

  • George Herendeen's account on casualties

    30 mai 2007 ( #LBH: Indian casualties )

    Scout and Little Bighorn veteran George Herendeen on INDIAN CASUALTIES source: The Custer Myth: A Source Book of Custerania, edited by Colonel W.A. Graham, Stackpole, 1953, page 260 " The Indians must have lost as many men in killed and wounded as the...

  • What the scouts really said

    30 mai 2007 ( #LBH : before the battle )

    WHAT THE SCOUTS REALLY SAID Wonderful artwork by Michael Schreck, http://michaelschreckart.com In the traditional account of the battle, one depicts Indian scouts warning Custer of a suicidal attack. In fact, it never happened that way. It is a myth,...

  • Reno's behavior

    30 mai 2007 ( #LBH: Reno Hill )

    Private John Burkman's account of RENO'S BEHAVIOR ON RENO HILL source: Old Neutriment, Glendolin Damon Wagner, Ruth Hill Publishers, Boston, MA, 1934 pages 166-171 "Long towards night o' the fust day -- the twentyfifth -- the smoke cleared some in the...

  • Lieut. DeRudio and Private O'Neill

    30 mai 2007 ( #LBH : little stories )

    the outstanding story of two survivors hidden in the bushes near the Indian village DeRUDIO AND PRIVATE O'NEILL source: The Custer Myth: A Source Book of Custerania, written and compiled by Colonel W.A. Graham, The Stackpole Co., pages 76 - 78 On June...

  • Proving the Last Stand

    31 mai 2007 ( #LBH: Last Stand (I) )

    PROVING THE LAST STAND William Rini is a teacher, a long-time LBH specialist and a Frontier reenactor. Concerning Dr. Richard Fox's theories about "no last stand at Little Bighorn ( controversial archaeology ) : he is clearly an expert in the field of...

  • Specialists of the American West: David Cornut, Xavier Cornut...

    01 janvier 1970 ( #MEMBERS of custerwest.org )

    custerwest.org : 30 SPECIALISTS Become member of custerwest.org - and take a stand for the Battle of the Little Bighorn, General Custer, the American Indian warriors and the Frontier army ! You can send articles and pictures on Custer's life and help...

  • Custer was killed on his last hill

    31 mai 2007 ( #LBH: Last Stand (I) )

    CUSTER DIED ON HIS HILL One of the most dominating myth of Little Bighorn is that George A. Custer was killed near the river, in a ravine etc. It's totally impossible. Custer was killed on the location he was found, in other words, in the middle of his...

  • Sound of agony : the bugle

    04 juin 2007 ( #LBH: Last Stand (I) )

    The Bugle on Last Stand Hill SOUNDS OF BETRAYAL During the last stand, Beard and Crazy Horse tell us about soldiers in the last stand hill who were playing bugle until the end. Custer's men were probably making efforts to take the attention of the soldiers...

  • Bretrayal at Little Bighorn

    10 juin 2007 ( #LBH: Benteen's scout )

    "I supposed General Custer able to take care of himself." Captain Benteen, 1879 BENTEEN'S SLOWNESS By David Cornut Author of “Little Bighorn, autopsie d’une bataille légendaire” (384 pages, France, 2006) Sources: Hammer, Custer in ’76, page 75 Hunt; I...

  • No threat around Reno Hill

    26 janvier 2008 ( #LBH: Reno Hill )

    NO WARRIORS AROUND RENO HILL WHILE SHOTS ARE HEARD By David Cornut Author of “Little Bighorn, autopsie d’une bataille légendaire” (384 pages, France, 2006) Sources quoted in text. contact@custerwest.org ___ While Custer’s 210 men were fighting Indians...

  • We must go to Custer!

    10 juin 2007 ( #LBH: Reno Hill )

    " We must go to Custer!" WEIR versus RENO By David Cornut Author of “Little Bighorn, autopsie d’une bataille légendaire” (384 pages, France, 2006) ________________________ Sources : Hammer, Custer in ’76, page 71 Gray, Centennial Campaign, page 183 McClernand,...

  • Watching a battle

    10 juin 2007 ( #LBH: Weir Point (I) )

    WATCHING A BATTLE ON WEIR POINT by David Cornut, author of "Little Big Horn" (France, 2006) contact@custerwest.org Benteen eventually followed Weir (see "Reno Hill"), but only 30 minutes after him. The battle was still raging on, as Historian Gregory...

  • Captain Weir

    10 juin 2007 ( #LBH : Captain Weir )

    The greatest hero of Little Bighorn THOMAS WEIR Answering the call of duty… against all odds By David Cornut Author of “Little Bighorn, autopsie d’une bataille légendaire” (384 pages, France, 2006) Sources quoted in the text. ___ Captain Thomas B. Weir...

  • Indian accounts of the Last Stand

    12 juin 2007 ( #LBH: Last Stand (II) )

    TO THE LAST MAN Indian accounts of the Last Stand Edited by David Cornut, author of "Little Bighorn, autopsy of a legendary battle" (published in French, 2006) - contact@custerwest.org sources : Michno, Lakota Noon, pages 52, 251-256, 260 Hardorff, Lakota...

  • "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" (2007)

    29 novembre 2007 ( #VIDEOS Custer )

    Are you ready to be sermonized? HBO's 2007 BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE TV review By Virginia Heffernan, May 25, 2007 This project was doomed to overreach and to sermonize. To begin with, it’s about American Indians, who ever since Sacheen Littlefeather...

  • "Little Big Man" (1970)

    13 juin 2007 ( #VIDEOS: movies (II) )

    "Little Big Man" Movie by Arthur Penn, 1970 With Dustin Hoffmann, Faye Dunaway The movie was created to support the communist dictatorship in Vietnam against the United States of America during the Vietnam war. Indians are depicted as brave patriots,...

  • Federal accounts of the Last Stand

    13 juin 2007 ( #LBH: Last Stand (II) )

    HOLD THE LINE Federal accounts of the Last Stand Edited by David Cornut, author of "Little Bighorn, autopsy of a legendary battle" (published in French, 2006) - contact@custerwest.org sources : Graham, The Custer Myth, page 220 Scott, Fox, Connors, Archaeological...

  • Benteen's betrayal

    13 juin 2007 ( #LBH: Benteen's scout )

    Benteen. Be quick. Bring packs. source : CBHMA ; Robert Utley, Cavalier In Buckskin, new edition 2001, pp.159-162 . Historian Charles Kulhman " Custer meant, in that order, that he wanted the ammunition taken from the [pack] train and rushed ahead as...

  • The Mary Adams controversy

    13 juin 2007 ( #LBH : before the battle )

    The controversy that proved General Miles was right MAR(IA) ADAM'S AFFIDAVIT Maria Adams was Custer's black servant, like Eliza (in the picture) before her. After the battle of the Little Bighorn, General Terry stated that Custer had disobeyed orders....

  • How the last stand looked like

    17 juin 2007 ( #LBH: Last Stand (I) )

    HOW THE LAST STAND LOOKED LIKE Here is one of the most accurate portrayal of the Last Stand ever (taken from "The Custer Album") 42 men behind 39 dead horses, in a 30-feet circle. "Custer's men were along a ridgeline, and they were either running along...

  • Eagle Elk's account

    18 juin 2007 ( #LBH: accounts by "hostiles" )

    An Oglala Sioux's account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn EAGLE ELK' MEMORIES source: Lakota Recollections edited by Richard G. Hardorff, pages 99 -105 Art : Michael Schreck, http://michaelschreckart.com DIFFERENT BANDS were camped [together]. They...

  • Lieutenant Varnum's account

    18 juin 2007 ( #LBH : before the battle )

    VARNUM: THE LAST MORNING source: The Custer Myth by Colonel W.A. Graham, pages 342 - 343 Lieutenant Charles Varnum was the chief of scouts at the Little Bighorn. Here is one of his personal letter, written on July 4, 1876., about the morning before the...

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