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Published by Monroe County Library System in Monroe, Mich .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876,
  • Adams, Mary,
  • Terry, Alfred Howe, 1827-1890,
  • Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876,
  • Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States

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Edition Notes

Other titlesGeneral Terry"s last statement to Custer.
Statementby John S. Manion ; preface by Lawrence A. Frost.
SeriesCusteriana monograph series ;, no. 8
LC ClassificationsE83.876 .M263 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 51 p. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2891742M
LC Control Number84117728

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The information about The Last Stand shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. T. J. STILES is the author of The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, winner of the National Book Award in Nonfiction and the Pulitzer Prize in Biography, and Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil 's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in History. A member of the Society of American Historians and a former /5(). The last statement Custer personally gave to Reno was that he would support Reno with the entire outfit. Sitting Bull -- Photos courtesy National Archives While Reno's soldiers struggled against the current of the Little Bighorn River in order to cross to its west bank, Custer . George Armstrong Custer, –76, American army officer, b. New Rumley, Ohio, grad. West Point, Civil War Service Custer fought in the Civil War at the first battle of Bull Run, distinguished himself as a member of General McClellan's staff in the Peninsular campaign, and was made a brigadier general of volunteers in June, The youngest general in the Union army, Custer ably led a.