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A Life of Major General George A. Custer

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In Custer was given another star, being brevetted to major general rank.

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At the conclusion of the Appomattox Campaign, in which he and his troops played a decisive role, Custer was present at General Robert E.

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[iv] Contents, pp. [v]-x. A Complete Life of Gen. George A. Custer: Major-General of Volunteers; Brevet Major-General, U.S.

Army; and Lieutenant-Colonel, Seventh U.S. Cavalry Frederick Whittaker Sheldon, - Generals - pages. George Armstrong Custer was a U.S. military officer and commander who rose to fame as a young officer during the American Civil War.

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George Armstrong Custer’s controversial life ended in an equally controversial death at the Little Bighorn. By Michael D. Hull. At daylight on April 9,the hard-pressed infantry of General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia advanced against the Union Army’s 3rd Cavalry Division near Appomattox Court House, : Historynet Staff.

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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.

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Libbie Custer was at ease in both the field and the halls of power in Washington, D.C. Sketch artist James E. Taylor depicted her riding sidesaddle with the general near Winchester, Va., and presenting battle flags captured by George Custer’s men to Secretary of War Edwin M.

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