George Armstrong Custer

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Noun1.George Armstrong Custer - United States general who was killed along with all his command by the Sioux at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1839-1876)George Armstrong Custer - United States general who was killed along with all his command by the Sioux at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1839-1876)
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Critique: The Most Desperate Acts of Gallantry: George A. Custer in the Civil War is a scholarly examination of Custer's military service during the American Civil War, a phase of his life that is nowhere near as well-known in the public consciousness as his notorious end at Little Bighorn.
"Custer's Last Stand" is infamous for being associated with overwhelming defeat by the reckless boy general of the American Civil War, George A. Custer, by a formidable force of Plains Indians who were determined to protect their homes, women and children.