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The Custer companion : a comprehensive guide to the life of George Armstrong Custer and the Plains Indian wars

Author: Thom Hatch
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Custer's fascinating career is traced from his early service in the Civil War to his later years fighting Indians on the frontier. Thorough research of the historical record developed this exhaustive compendium of information on Custer. It is likely to become "the classic reference source" for the mysterious cavalryman.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Biography
History
Named Person: George A Custer; George A Custer; George A Custer; George A Custer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thom Hatch
ISBN: 0811704777 9780811704779
OCLC Number: 48920195
Description: xiv, 274 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Early Life --
Sidebars --
Custer Biographies --
Biographies --
Margaret Emma "Maggie" Custer Calhoun (sister) --
Boston "Bos" Custer (brother) --
Emanuel Henry Custer (father) --
Maria Ward Kirkpatrick Custer (mother) --
Nevin Johnson "Nev" Custer (brother) --
Thomas Ward Custer (brother) --
Harry Armstrong "Autie" Reed (nephew) --
Lydia Ann Kirkpatrick Reed (half-sister) --
The Civil War --
Custer's Oath of Temperance and Religious Conversion --
Custer's Promotion to Brigadier General --
Custer's Uniform --
Custer's Promotion to Brigadier General in Jeopardy --
The Custers' Courtship and Marriage --
Custer and Confederate Friends --
The Surrender Flag Controversy --
Sheridan's Presentation of the Surrender Table to Libbie Custer --
Elizabeth Clift Bacon "Libbie" Custer --
Maj. Gen. Hugh Judson "Kilcavalry" Kilpatrick --
Maj. Gen. George Brinton McClellan --
Maj. Gen. Alfred Pleasonton --
Maj. Gen. Thomas Lafayette Rosser --
Maj. Gen. Philip Henry Sheridan --
On the Plains --
Table of Organization and Distribution of the 7th Cavalry for the Hancock Expedition of 1867 --
Major Hostile Indian Tribes on the Great Plains --
The Initiation of Warfare between the Plains Indians and the U.S. Army --
The 7th U.S. Cavalry --
Military Forts on the Central and Southern Plains --
The Kansas Pacific Railway --
Custer's Mad Dash across Kansas --
The Medicine Lodge Treaties --
Wild Bill's Showdown with Tom Custer --
Red Cloud's War --
Custer's Literary Career --
Dr. Isaac Taylor Coates --
William Averill Comstock --
1st Lt. William Winer Cooke.
Responsibility: Thom Hatch.

Abstract:

Custer's fascinating career is traced from his early service in the Civil War to his later years fighting Indians on the frontier. Thorough research of the historical record developed this exhaustive compendium of information on Custer. It is likely to become "the classic reference source" for the mysterious cavalryman.

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