George Armstrong Custer

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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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Under direct orders from Sheridan, General George Custer led his army battalion in a surprise attack on the sleeping villages of Cheyenne, Arapahoe and other groups camped along the Washita River in what is now Oklahoma.
Before he rode out to battle the Sioux and Cheyenne at Little Bighorn General George Custer purchased a life insurance policy to protect his family.
8) Along the way, Carhart uncovers further revelations about General Stuart and the Union's infamous General George Custer.
George Custer, assuming a sort of legendary status in American history as he fought to the end against an overpowering foe.
He is General George Custer in They Died with Their Boots On, from 1941, when he, Debord, born December 28, 1931, would have been nine; he is Major Geoffrey Vickers in The Charge of the Light Brigade, made in 1936, when he would have been four.
It's said that General George Custer always took his 22 greyhounds with him when he travelled and liked to sleep in a ``sea'' of dogs.
The Irish are said to have sung the old Gaelic song Garryowen at Little Big Horn in 1876 when General George Custer led the 7th Cavalry in a disastrous stand against 6,000 Sioux warriors.
Then he plans to star as the ultimate all-American cavalry hero General George Custer in Marching to Valhalla.
army's 7th cavalry, led by Major General George Custer, and the Cheyenne and the Sioux.
Unfortunately for the Indians, General George Custer also
Lawkeepers and outlaws: George Custer, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and Billy the Kid.
We looked at their body of work, and knew something positive would surface," stated George Custer, Colonial's past president.
If you'd like to know more about it, a good place to start would be with George Custer, the Oakridge businessman who led the successful anti-recall campaign.