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Son of the morning star : Custer and the Little Bighorn

Author: Evan S Connell
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : North Point Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A story of the West. Partly a biography of George Custer and partly a history of the Plains Indian Wars, the author brings together the humans and their feeling of this time in U.S. history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George A Custer; George A Custer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evan S Connell
ISBN: 0865471606 9780865471603 0883940884 9780883940884 9780865475106 0865475105
OCLC Number: 11102922
Description: 441 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Albert Barnitz --
Frederick Benteen --
Kate Bighead --
Clara Blynn --
John Bourke --
Mitch Bouyer --
James Bradley --
James Brisbin --
James Calhoun --
George Catlin --
John Chivington --
Buffalo Bill Cody --
Thomas Coleman --
George Crook --
William Eleroy Curtis --
Theodore Davis --
Camilius De Rudio --
Philippe Regis de Trobriand --
Isaiah Dorman --
Joel Elliott --
John Finerty --
Fred Gerard --
John Gibbon --
George Bird Grinnell --
Frank Grouard --
Guy Henry --
Wild Bill Hickok --
George Hyde --
Mark Kellogg --
Fanny Kelly --
Myles Keogh --
Valentine McGillycuddy --
Donald McIntosh --
Ranald Mackenzie --
James McLaughlin --
Mike Madden --
thomas Marquis --
Giovanni Martini --
Nelson Miles --
Anson Mills --
Luther North --
Francis Parkman --
Harry Armstrong Reed --
Marcus Reno --
Lonesome Charley Reynolds --
Philip Sheridan --
William Tecumseh Sherman --
Sitting Bull --
DeCost Smith --
David Stanley --
Henry Stanley --
Jack Sturgis --
Samuel Sturgis --
Alfred Terry --
Judson Elliott Walker --
Rodman Wanamaker --
Thomas Weir --
Walt Whitman --
Frederick Whittaker --
Frederick Wyllyams --
Indians.
Responsibility: by Evan S. Connell.

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A story of the West. Partly a biography of George Custer and partly a history of the Plains Indian Wars, the author brings together the humans and their feeling of this time in U.S. history.

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