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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General George Armstrong Custer was particularly fond of the .50-70 for hunting and carried a sporterized Model 1866 Trapdoor with double-set triggers.
1863 George Armstrong Custer, 23, appointed Union Brigadier General.
Duggan, an author, retired university technology educator, and American Kennel Club judge, provides a biographical study of General George Armstrong Custer and his wife Libbie as dog owners, in the context of the politics and issues of their day, including Custer's involvement in the Civil War.
It set the stage for the battle that occurred eight days later when, just twenty-five miles away, George Armstrong Custer blundered into the very same village that had outmatched Crook.
To the Americans, the bells were trophies obtained after avenging what contemporary US newspapers described as "Terrible Defeat at Hands of Filipinos," "the most overwhelming defeat encountered in the Orient," and "a debacle next only to the annihilation of General George Armstrong Custer at Little Big Horn."
George Armstrong Custer appointed Granger as one of his aides, a position Granger would hold until his death in August 1864.
In 1876 General George Armstrong Custer was commissioned to lead the 7th Cavarly in an expedition against the Plains Indians, culminating in The Battle of Little Bighorn.
General George Armstrong Custer and his demise at the Battle of Greasy Grass, popularly known as Little Bighorn, remain among the most iconic fixtures in American history and popular culture.
* General George Armstrong Custer dividing his 7th Calvary and attacking a village of 10,000 Sioux/Cheyenne with 240 troopers (Google: Little Big Horn).
Frankie spun around, finding himself staring down the barrel of a rifle, held by the infamous George Armstrong Custer!
THE Battle Of Little Big Horn saw Colonel George Armstrong Custer and 265 of his men wiped out after they launched an attack on Lakota Sioux and Northern Cheyenne Indians.