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George Armstrong Custer
photographed in the early 1860s
Cus·ter(kŭs′tər), George Armstrong 1839-1876.
American soldier. A brigadier general at age 23, he was killed and his troops annihilated by Lakota and Cheyenne warriors led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse at Little Bighorn.
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(Biography) George Armstrong. 1839–76, US cavalry general: Civil War hero, killed fighting the Sioux at Little Bighorn, Montana
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George Armstrong, 1839–76, U.S. general: killed at the battle of Little Bighorn.
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