7 edition of Custer and the Little Big Horn found in the catalog.
by Wayne State University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||130|
This book by renowned historian Mr. Steve Alexander, traces the life and deeds of George Armstrong Custer from his beginnings to his famous Last Stand and death on June 25th, near the Little Big Horn River in southeastern Montana Territory. Mr. Alexander’s “G.A. Custer to the Pages: Few American battles have been the object of as much discussion and popular fascination as the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Yet after more than a century, a great number of questions remain unanswered. Many are destined to remain so. No white man survived to tell the tale, Indian accounts are inconsistent, and contemporary reports are distorted by political .
Ulysses S. Grant, who didn't like Custer either, had this to say about the dreadful loss of life at the Little Bighorn: I regard Custer's massacre as a . Death at the Little Bighorn: A New Look at Custer—His Tactics and the Tragic Decisions Made at the Last Stand, by Phillip Thomas Tucker, Skyhorse Publishing, New York, , $ Phillip Thomas Tucker is certain to get Custerphiles in another uproar with his latest book.
Custer and all the men with him were killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in , fighting against a coalition of Native American tribes in a battle that has come to be popularly known in American history as “Custer’s Last Stand”. George Armstrong Custer was born in New Rumley, Ohio on December 5, Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Big Horn is a nonfiction account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn on J , by novelist Evan S. Connell, published in by North Point book features extensive portraits of the battle's participants, including General George Armstrong Custer, Sitting Bull, Major Marcus Reno, Captain Frederick Benteen, Crazy Horse, .
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A Terrible Glory - Custer and the Little Bighorn – The Last Great Battle of the American West is a very informative fast moving detailed book. After reading the book I was amazed at the detail of information from both sides of the battle/5().
Years ago I read the Custer biography "Son of the Morning Star", and recently picked up "Crazy Horse and Custer" by Stephen Ambrose--both wonderful Custer books. This book, "With Custer on the Little Bighorn" is a first-person account of the Last Stand starting with the days leading up to the battle thru follow-up of the Indian victory/5(41).
I haven't read Philbrick's book, but his Mayflower was excellent. He writes well and does his research. Donovan's work is highly regarded. Older works of note include Edgar Stewart"s Custer's Luck (), and a young, long-haired hippy at the time Stephen Ambrose who wrote Crazy Horse and Custer ().
Ambrose was not as good a writer back then (IMO) as. In The Last Stand, Philbrick aims to set the record straight on Custer and the Battle of the Little Big Horn, but falls well short, offering more confusion than clarity.
If this were it's only This is a book I really wanted to love, but there is too much here not to like, and I am beginning to not like Nathaniel Philbrick.4/5.
The ferocious Battle of the Little Big Horn has been ennobled as Custer’s Last Stand, but in truth, Custer and his men never stood a fighting : Annette Mcdermott. George Armstrong Custer, –76, American army officer, b.
New Rumley, Ohio, grad. West Point, Civil War Service Custer fought in the Civil War at the first battle of Bull Run, distinguished himself as a member of General McClellan's staff in the Peninsular campaign, and was made a brigadier general of volunteers in June, The youngest general in the Union.
Few American battles have been the object of as much discussion and popular fascination as the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Yet after more than a century, a great number of questions remain unanswered. Many are destined to remain so. If you want fiction, I think "Little Big Man" is a better choice (and, as I recall, Custer is treated far differently there than in the movie version).
I do think the TV film adaptation of "Son of the Morning Star" is the best, or at least the most accurate, of the Custer films. What book was Tom Custer reading when killed.
Canadian colleague George Kush reports Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner’s novel The Gilded Age “was the book Capt. Tom Custer was reading when he was killed at the Little Big Horn.
He was almost finished and promised to loan it to another officer, also killed on J ”. Custer and the Little Big Horn -- 10 best books. Texas History. Frequently Asked Questions. I'd like to book a trip with the Friends of the Little Bighorn Battlefield one day when they arrange special tours of some of those closed areas with Park Service Rangers.
If you are interested in joining Friends of the Little Bighorn Battlefield. Buy a cheap copy of Killing Custer: The Battle of Little Big book by James Welch. The classic account of Custer's Last Stand that shattered the myth of the Little Bighorn and rewrote history books.
Custer's ill-fated attack on Jhas Free shipping over $Cited by: Will Hutchison, Artifacts of the Battle of Little Big Horn: Custer, the 7th Cavalry & the Lakota and Cheyenne Warriors, Schiffer Press,pages, annotated with an extensive bibliography Author: Scott Mingus.
Battle of the Little Bighorn, battle at the Little Bighorn River in Montana Territory on Jbetween U.S. federal troops led by Lieutenant Colonel George A.
Custer and Northern Plains Indians (Lakota and Northern Cheyenne) led by Sitting Bull. Custer and all the men under his immediate command were slain.
The Battle of the Little Bighorn, also called Custer’s Last Stand, marked the most decisive Native American victory and the worst U.S. Army defeat in the long Plains Indian War. It was fought on. A complete, unbiased, in-depth account of the life of General Custer and his fateful meeting with the Indian tribes at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
A hard cover, dust-jacketed, lavishly illustrated luxury edition, containing pages full of emotion and great Rating: % positive. Basic to an understanding of the tragedy at the Little Big Horn is the dashing military hero, George Armstrong Custer.
Born to a middle-class family in New Rumley, Ohio, inCuster was an. Fascinating book from Friends member, Father Vince Heier. Little Bighorn (Postcard History) is filled with amazing photos of the battlefield as they appeared on postcards bought in souvenir shops across America and across the decades.
_____ New book from Friends member, Sandy Barnard on the life of Major Joel Elliott. Well everyone knows Custer died at Little Big Horn. What this book presupposes is maybe he didn't. The next twelve months or so proved to be relatively uneventful for the 7th Cavalry but, as is well known to every student of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, events were about to unfold dramatically on 17 May when the regiment, led by Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer, marched out of Fort Abraham Lincoln as part of Brigadier General Alfred Terry’s.
A rousing and meticulously researched account of the notorious Battle of Little Big Horn and its unforgettable cast of characters from Sitting Bull to Custer himself. In June ofon a desolate hill above a winding river called "the Little Bighorn," George Armstrong Custer and all men under his direct command were annihilated by almost /5(47).
Book Review published on: Novem When people consider the 25 June Battle of Little Big Horn, their thoughts often lead to such things as Custer’s last stand, Sitting Bull, and the massacre of other soldiers, Indian scouts, and civilian contractors.Was George Custer’s body mutilated after the Little Big Horn battle?
Paul Hughes Vacaville, California. Historians still struggle to corroborate or disprove this claim. Some 50 years after the fight, two Cheyenne women asserted they had pierced George Custer’s ears with needles so he could hear better in the afterlife.For Want of a Saber the Battle was Lost – Little Bighorn, By David Tabner, BA MSc.
David Tabner, BA MSc, formerly assistant curator at the Custer Battlefield Museum, Garryowen, Montana, considers he critical factor of the sabers not carried by the 7th U.S. Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Bighorn and asks if those blades might have made a difference.