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Custer, fighter of the plains

Shannon Garst

Custer, fighter of the plains

by Shannon Garst

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Published by J. Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the Indian fighter who became the youngest General in the Army and won fame for his fatal stand at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 165-167.

    Statementby Shannon Garst, illustrated by Harve Stein.
    ContributionsStein, Harvé, 1904- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE467.1.C99 G3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 174 p.
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6465044M
    LC Control Number44003430

    The Last Stand: A Novel about George Armstrong Custer and the Indians of the Plains Edwin Palmer Hoyt, Author Forge $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Books shelved as custer-collection: Custer and the Front Royal Executions of by Jay W. Simson, Custer in Photographs by D. Mark Katz, Under Custer's.

      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. A Plains Romance: George and Libbie Custer Jeffry D. Wert The intelligent, educated and spirited wife of the one-time Civil War ‘Boy General’ turned Western Indian fighter stuck by her almost-true-blue Autie, even after his death kept them apart for 57 years.

    After President Ulysses S. Grant publicly blamed General Custer for the disaster at Little Big Horn, Elizabeth Custer, the general's wife, took on the role of his public defender. Beginning with her book, Boots and Saddles in , she would go on to publish three books about the .   In , Custer published My Life on the Plains, an account of his career as an Indian fighter to that time. This book gives us important insights into the kind of man Custer was and the type of tactics he habitually used. Like many professional Victorian era soldiers, Custer saw war as a great adventure, he reveled in the freedom of the.


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Get this from a library. Custer, fighter of the plains. [Shannon Garst; Harvé Stein] -- A biography of the Indian fighter who became the youngest General in the Army and won fame for his fatal stand at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Custer, fighter of the plains, Hardcover – January 1, by Shannon Garst (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Shannon Garst. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Custer Indian Fighter, General George Armstrong Custer and the Plains Indian Wars including an account of Custer's Last Stand. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Frederick Whittaker. "General Custer Indian Fighter" comprises (4) complete volumes written by General George Custer & his wife Elizabeth Custer; covering the period from the end of the American Civil War in to the Custer Massacre in In more than pages, with more thanwords, and 90 images, two first-person eyewitnesses paint a picture of cavalry life & Plains Indians life during this Brand: Maine Book Barn Publishing.

In Custer and his 7th Cavalry reported to western Kansas to take part in Maj. Gen. Winfield S. Hancock’s expedition to awe hostile Plains Indians with the military strength of the U.S.

Army. Unable to adapt successfully to Indian warfare, Custer began acting erratically. He. This is the personal narrative of the most famous cavalry leader America ever produced. My Life on the Plains is George Armstrong Custer’s first-hand account of the Indian Wars ofdetailing the winter campaign of in which Custer led the 7th US cavalry against the Cheyenne Indians.

When General Custer led his troops to annihilation in the Battle of the Little Big Horn in Reviews: Buy a cheap copy of My Life on the Plains: Or Personal book. When General Custer led his troops to annihilation in the Battle of the Little Big Horn inhe was possibly the most notorious Indian fighter the army had Free shipping over $   The book would have benefited by the author’s own views and conclusions.

The book also lacked background on the military campaign’s purpose, a discussion of Custer’s checkered past, and post-battle events such as the Reno s:   The Battle of the Little Bighorn—also known as Custer’s Last Stand—was the most ferocious battle of the Sioux Wars.

Colonel George Custer and his men never stood a fighting chance. General Custer Indian Fighter: My Life On The Plains, Tenting On The Plains, Following the Guidon, & Boots & Saddles. (4 Volumes In 1. With Interactive Table of Contents & List of Illustrations) - Kindle edition by Custer, General George Armstrong, Custer, Elizabeth Bacon, Polizzi, Harry.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.5/5(1). When General Custer led his troops to annihilation in the Battle of the Little Big Horn inhe was possibly the most notorious Indian fighter the army had known.

In his own time, he achieved much of his fame as a daring soldier from his own published accounts of his adventures. Indeed, in My Life on the Plains, originally published serially in The Galaxy magazine starting in May, Custer is much more altruistic then I imagined an Indian fighter’s beliefs to be.

Granted he was a firm believer in manifest destiny as were most of his contemporaries an The unabridged version of My Life on the Plains by George A. Custer is a wordy but interesting and insightful picture into life on the Great Plains and the indigenes people /5(41). C&I: It would seem that Custer is forever doomed to loom large as the Boy General turned Indian fighter.

Your book suggests that there was much more to this man than the stereotype preferred by. 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". He was a fearless soldier who had his horse shot out from underneath him a known eleven times during the Civil War, and in the end he was the youngest general Reviews: (The Custer Library), Charles Kuhlman & Brian C.

Pohanka, Stackpole Books. Personal Recollections of a Calvaryman With Custer's Michigan Calvary (Collector's Library of the Civil War), James Harvey Kidd. The Custer Myth: A Source Book of Custeriana (The Custer Library), W.

Graham, Stackpole Books. Custer: Fighter of the Plains. By: Shannon Garst Published by: Julian Messner, Inc. Publication Date: Series: Messner Shelf of Biographies View on Amazon Description At the age of four, George Armstrong Custer made up his mind that he would be a soldier when he grew up.

The book, "Killing Custer," is a worthy effort, told largely from the perspective of the Plains Indians who fought the famous battle. Of course the effort cannot be wholly successful. Eric Remarque could re-create the World War I experiences in the German trenches ("All /5(48).

General Custer Indian Fighter: My Life On The Plains, Tenting On The Plains, Following the Guidon, & Boots & Saddles. (4 Volumes In 1. With Interactive Table of Contents & List of Illustrations) by/5(41).

Through her these books, she built the bigger-than-life legend of Custer, the greatest Indian fighter ever. Among her books were “General Custer at the Battle of Little Big Horn: J ,” “Following the Guidon,” “The Boy General,” “Boots and Saddles: Or, Life in Dakota with General Custer,” “Tenting on the Plains: Or.

On the Plains with Custer Tales from Before the West Was Won. By Edwin L. Sabin. Illustrated by Charles H. Stephens. Trade Paperback. eBook.

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The five chapters are Early Life (growing up and as a West Point cadet), The Civil War, The Indian Fighter, The Little Bighorn, and Conclusion. The theme of the book is not so much new historical information but the depth of his character development and lesser-known influences of his life.Custer at the Battle of Washita, Novemhad employed tactics similar to that at Little Bighorn.

His victory there resulted in a popular belief that he was the foremost Indian fighter of the Plains, a belief carefully cultivated by Custer in books such as his My Life on the Plains. Benteen later sarcastically referred to the.Includes: •Charles River Editors’ original biography of Custer •“Boots and Saddles” or Life in Dakota with General Custer by Elizabeth B.

Custer •Custer’s My Life on the Plains •Custer’s report of the Battle of Gettysburg •Charles H.L. Johnston’s George Armstrong Custer: Indian Fighter Since the Battle of Little Bighorn, George Armstrong Custer () has possessed.