The Great Plains Guide to Custer: 85 Forts, Fights, & Other Sites

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Stackpole Books, Dec 7, 2011 - History - 256 pages
A guide to forts, military posts, battlefields, and other sites that interpret George Armstrong Custer's decade of operations on the Great Plains.
 

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By an enthusiast, but well-written. Custer is perhaps in a tie with Douglas MacArthur for the most controversial American “general” (in quotes there because Major General of Volunteers was a brevet ... Read full review

Contents

Custer Crosses the Mississippi 186566 1
1
The KansasNebraska Campaign 186667 17
17
Into the Indian Territory 186869 77
77
Custer Between Campaigns 186973 117
117
The Great Buffalo Hunt 1872 125
125
Through the Dakotas 1873 149
149
The Black Hills Expedition 1874 185
185
Prelude to the Little Bighorn 1876 203
203
CusterRelated Organizations 227
227
Bibliography 229
229
Index 233
233
Back Cover
243
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Jeff Barnes lives in Omaha, Nebraska, and is an independent historian, former newspaper editor, trustee of the Nebraska State Historical Society, and past chairman of the Nebraska Hall of Fame commission.

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