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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Elliot, Custerology: The Enduring Legacy of the Indian Wars and George Armstrong Custer 2 (2007) (referring to the "arena of historical interpretation and commemoration as 'Custerology'").
On June 25, 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer and about 200 men of the Seventh Cavalry were annihilated in less than an hour by Sitting Bull's and Crazy Horse's army of about 1,800 Sioux and Cheyenne.
Our journey took us past the site of the Little Bighorn Battlefield where General George Armstrong Custer and his men engaged in mortal combat with Native Americans over control of this very land.
George Armstrong Custer at Little Big Horn--"tells you what about journalism?
Yn Y Little Big Horn, dan arweinyddiaeth Tatanka Iyotake a Tasunka Witko (Crazy Horse), trechodd y Sioux y 7fed Cavalry - 258 o filwyr, dan arweiniad Lt Col George Armstrong Custer (dde).
Viewed from another perspective, George Armstrong Custer should not be saddled with exclusive blame for the disaster at the Little Big Horn, because nobody forced his followers to follow him.
His colleague and friend, George Armstrong Custer, class clown and all-round hell-raiser, being from the north was able to stay on and finish.
Remember, George Armstrong Custer had been cut down by Crazy Horse only 15 years earlier - some of those warriors might have been at the Little Big Horn.
George Armstrong Custer and his Seventh Cavalry at Little Big Horn on June 25, 1876, was the most spectacular battle, Custer and five companies being wiped out.
Custer's Last Stand" is the story of George Armstrong Custer, the Battle of the Little Bighorn, the struggle of Native Americans forced to settle on reservations, and the end of an era in American history.
George Armstrong Custer met his demise at Little Bighorn--not for lack of zeal, but by the sheer luck of being outnumbered, Battles are where you find them, mid after so many, they began to take their toll on the general's men, Custer's 7th Cavalry took a band with them on the road, When we went on the road, our battle was in China--and we took a band as well.
Opinions are sharply divided about whether George Armstrong Custer was a brilliant tactician or a compulsive risk-taker.
En 1876 comando 3,500 tropas combinadas de guerreros cheyennes y sioux para enfrentar al 70 Regimiento de Caballeria del ejercito estadunidense, encabezado por el teniente coronel George Armstrong Custer, cuyas fuerzas fueron exterminadas en la batalla de Little Bighorn, en el sureste de Montana, estado fronterizo con Canada.
Devon Mihesuah asked me to write about my experiences because in a letter to her I noted after my signature that I was not joking about my name, that I really was an archaeologist named Custer who was indeed a relative of the infamous George Armstrong Custer.