G.A. Custer

his life and times by Glenwood J. Swanson

Publisher: Swanson Productions in Agua Dulce, Calif

Written in English
Published: Pages: 333 Downloads: 395
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  • United States,
  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876 -- Pictorial works,
  • United States. Army -- Biography -- Pictorial works,
  • United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th -- Pictorial works,
  • Generals -- United States -- Biography -- Pictorial works,
  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 -- Pictorial works,
  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 333).

StatementGlenwood J. Swanson.
GenrePictorial works., Biography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE467.1.C99 S93 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 333 p. :
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3328513M
ISBN 100975375008, 0975375016
LC Control Number2004303258
OCLC/WorldCa56215186

Read this book on Questia. Many years ago, I chanced on a thoroughly mysterious character who made a fleeting appearance in history as the sole army scout to stick with Gen. George A. Custer to the last fatal minutes in the legendary Battle of the Little Bighorn. G.A. Custer / From photographic negative in Brady's National Portrait Gallery. [New york: published by e. & h.t. anthony, broadway, between and ] Photograph. [New york: published by e. & h.t. anthony, broadway, between and ] Photograph. Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America (Alfred A. Knopf, ) by T.J. Stiles is widely available in bookstores, on , and through the author’s website.. From the. G. A. Custer. The book contains a treasure trove of information and photographs. A must have for the library of the Cusre or frontier army student.

In addition to receiving a load of demerits, Custer spent time in the guardhouse. Found in his portfolio of sketches saved from West Point was a drawing of the guardhouse with bars at the window and a cadet standing behind them that was labeled G. A. Custer's Summer Home on the Hudson. [Frontispiece] G. A. Custer [Title page] 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, pp. [i]-[iii]. command of Brevet aajor General G. A. Custer, Lieutenant Colonel, on the afternoon of the 22nd of June and parched up the Rosebud. twelve miles and enca,ped: 23d marched up the hosebud passing many old Indian. camps and following. a. very. large lodge-pole trail, but. not fresh, marling. thirty-three (33) miles ; 24th. the march.   "G.A. Custer/ US Army/ Fort Abraham Lincoln Dacota [sic]/ Oct. 1st, " It is an intimate, personal relic of a tragic chapter in nineteenth century America, the possession of one of the most colorful - and controversial - military personalities of his time through ours.

G.A. Custer: His Life & Times Drawing Battle Lines Where The Rivers Ran Red Custer & Me Black Kettle Finding Sand Creek Washita Where Custer Fell Photographing Custer’s Battlefield Indian War Veterans Uncovering History Killing of Crazy Horse Stricken Field: LBH Since American Carnage: Wounded Knee Great Sioux War Orders of Battle Custer. G.A. Custer to the Little Big Horn This book by renowned historian Mr. Steve Alexander, traces the life and deeds of George Armstrong Custer from his beginnings to his famous Last Stand and death on June 25th, near the Little Big Horn River in southeastern Montana. G.A. Custer: His Life and Times by Glenwood J Swanson ISBN ISBN Hardcover; Aqua Dulce, Ca.: Swanson Productions Inc, ; ISBN Lt. Col. G.A. Custer, 7th Cavalry: Novem some few + Women captives, via interpreter Richard Curtis and New York Herald reporter DeB. Randolph Kleim: December 1, 13 Cheyenne 2 Sioux 1 Arapaho n/a n/a Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, Division of the Missouri: December 3, 13 Cheyenne 2 Sioux 1 Arapaho n/a n/a

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Alexander’s “G.A. Custer to the Little Big Horn” is an in-depth approach to the always controversial figure and a reflection on the man, his time and the myth through exhaustive research and understanding gained from a whole life of study and dedication/5(6). The Custer Companion: A Comprehensive Guide to the Life and Campaigns of George Armstrong Custer and the Plains Indian Wars (Paperback).

There are countless books you can find about George Custer, photos of Custer, the 7th cavalry, and the Indians who fought at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. However, there is only one book like this one. Glen Swanson’s, “G. Custer: His Life and Times” is a rare jewel in a large collection of diamonds.

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.

Although born in Ohio, Custer spent part of his youth in the home of his half sister and brother-in-law in Monroe, graduating from McNeely Normal School (later Hopedale Normal College) in Ohio inhe taught school before matriculating at the U.S.

Military Academy, from which he graduated last in his class in June Having entered the army as a second lieutenant at the. “T. Stiles has written a marvel of a book—the best life of Custer right up to the moment he marched the 7th Cavalry out of Fort Abraham Lincoln while the band played ‘The Girl I Left Behind,’ on their way to whip the Indians.” —Thomas Powers, author of The Killing of Crazy Horse/5().

George Custer was an American cavalry commander who in led men to their deaths at the G.A. Custer book of Little Bighorn. I've not read it cover to cover, but I've looked at most of the pages. While I've spotted some errors and typos, the sheer volume of photographs, especially ones that I've never seen, is amazing.

Well worth the amount of money this book costs. I really can't imagine a Custer book collection being complete without this one. My Life On The Plains Or Personal Experiences With Indians (With Table of Contents and List G.A. Custer book Illustrations that are Interactive) by George Armstrong Custer and Harry Polizzi out of 5 stars   George Armstrong Custer was a U.S.

military officer and commander who rose to fame as a young officer during the American Civil War. He gained further fame for. Custer was writing a book which became a best-seller. This is history told first-hand, and if I were to make a comparison I would say that it was like Julius Caesar's "The Gallic Wars".Reviews: This book by renowned historian Mr.

Steve Alexander traces the life and deeds of George Armstrong Custer from his beginnings to his famous Last Stand and death on June 25th, near the Little Big Horn River in southeastern Montana Territory.

This book not only gives you the names of each of the soldiers on this fateful day in Custer's command, but a photo of each soldier is also included. I do not know of any other book that has all of these soldiers photos. Also, artifacts that were found and kept from the battlefield are included.

This is a coffee table sized book.5/5(3). This book by renowned historian Mr. Steve Alexander, traces the life and deeds of George Armstrong Custer from his beginnings to his famous Last Stand and death on June 25th, near the Little Big Horn River in southeastern Montana : Elizabeth Clift Custer (née Bacon; April 8, – April 4, ) was an American author and public speaker, and the wife of Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer, United States spent most of their marriage in relatively close proximity to him despite his numerous military campaigns in the American Civil War and subsequent postings on the Great Plains as a commanding officer.

This military biography by renowned Living Historian Steve Alexander traces the life and deeds of George Armstrong Custer from his beginnings to his famous Last Stand and death on Jnear the Little Big Horn River in southeastern Montana Territory.

Includes a fold-out with a clear and detailed map of the famous Battle. "G A Custer To The Little Big Horn" is a slim coffee-table book obviously intended as an introduction to Custer's life and times. It is printed on good quality,glossy paper, so the many photos and paintings reproduce very also has a few quirky elements about it which add to the charm.

The editor's note at the beginning explains that Reviews: 6. The Battle of the Little Bighorn, known to the Lakota and other Plains Indians as the Battle of the Greasy Grass and also commonly referred to as Custer's Last Stand, was an armed engagement between combined forces of the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States battle, which resulted in the defeat of U.S.

forces, was the most. In addition to his extraordinary collection, Swanson also chronicled his life’s work in a book: G.A. Custer His Life and Times, which was published in The book, Slater said, became “an instant classic in the collecting world,” a definitive resource for those who shared Swanson’s interest in collecting artifacts related to Custer.

Alexander’s “G.A. Custer to the Little Big Horn” is an in-depth approach to the always controversial figure and a reflection on the man, his time and the myth through exhaustive research and understanding gained from a whole life of study and dedication.

Alexander s G.A. Custer to the Little Big Horn is an in-depth approach to the always controversial figure and a reflection on the man, his time and the myth through exhaustive research and understanding gained from a whole life of study and ant text and more than period photographs and full color pictures - many of them Reviews: 5.

Steve's Book: G.A. Custer to the Little Big Horn. Book signing on Friday, Jat The Custer Battlefield Museum in Garryowen, Montana.

Chris Kortlander hosted the event following a Memorial Service in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at approximately PM following the Real Bird Reenactment at Medicine Tail Coulee.

Directed by Glenn Jordan. With Brian Keith, Ken Howard, Stephen Elliott, James Olson. Wooden Leg: A Warrior Who Fought Custer is a book by Thomas Bailey Marquis about the life of a Northern Cheyenne Indian, Wooden Leg, who fought in several historic battles between United States forces and the Plains Indians, including the Battle of the Little Bighorn, where he faced the troops of George Armstrong book is of great value to historians, not only for its eye-witness.

Madrid, Spain: Andrea Press, 1st edition. Hardcover. Used - Like New. The author is the foremost Custer reenactor in the country.

While he breaks no new ground in his text, Alexander provides a thorough overview of Custer's life and career that bring him to Little Big Horn on J My Life on the Plains or Personal Experiences with Indians by Custer, General G A and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Stiles bookends his biography with accounts of the two courts-martial Custer faced in his short career (the “Trials” of the title).

At West Point, he was prosecuted for cheating and dismissed from the army inshortly before the outbreak of war. “Then he was reinstated. Out of dozens who were dismissed, he was the only one to be saved. This book also was about Custer's major's and captains and other officers below him. The middle 1/3 of the book concerned the attack on several thousand indians by custer and about soldiers.

Custer obviously overestimated his force, bu This is a biography of General Custer who died fighting American Indians in the late 's in the /5(). G.A. Custer: his life and times. [Glenwood J Swanson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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G.A. Custer His Life and Times by Glenwood J. Swanson (Author) Deceased. Starting with Custer's early life we follow him through West Point Academy and his exploits during the Civil War as he becomes this country's youngest general. He becomes second in command of the Seventh Cavalry and moves onto the Great Plains during the Indian Wars.

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