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Custer

George Armstrong. 1839--76, US cavalry general: Civil War hero, killed fighting the Sioux Indians at Little Bighorn, Montana
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"It is a tough admission from the grandson of a man who scouted for Generals Phil Sheridan and George Armstrong Custer; braved hostile Indians to bring food to the men who built a railroad across the Plains; was awarded a U.S.
Word of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer's death at the Battle of the Little Bighorn on 25 June 1876, reached most Americans right after the republic marked the one hundredth anniversary of its independence.
A survivor of the 7th Cavalry under the command of George Armstrong Custer had turned up in Sunnyslope, a small town that I'd called home for many years.
A lasting impression after reading Custer's Trials is that George Armstrong Custer was a man who always seemed to be in the right place at the right time--until he died being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
George Armstrong Custer during America's "Wild West" days.
At page 126, the middle name of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer is incorrectly given as "Anthony".
The railroad company was anxious to continue the work and to punish the Sioux, so they contracted 1600 troops, headed by Indian fighter George Armstrong Custer, to do the job.
Usually this would not be notable, but this time the parade includes Seventh Cavalry reinactors, along with Edward Garrett, who not only impersonates George Armstrong Custer, but believes he is the reincarnation of the general.
Having consulted every oracle in the lead up to York, I was left with the impression that the chances of any cut in the ground for the Nunthorpe were on a par with General George Armstrong Custer riding out of the Little Bighorn with his flowing golden barnet still intact.
Winchester was making munitions when George Armstrong Custer was still wondering if he should make the Army a career.
--General George Armstrong Custer in 1876, prior to his defeat at Little Big Horn.