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G.A. Custer

Glenwood J. Swanson

G.A. Custer

his life and times

by Glenwood J. Swanson

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Published by Swanson Productions in Agua Dulce, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • 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

      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 in , shortly 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. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library.

      "My Life On The Plains Or Personal Experiences With Indians" by General George A. Custer" is a first-hand account of General Custer's career from the end of the Civil War in to approximately This period of his command of the 7th Cavalry in the various expeditions. 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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G.A. Custer by Glenwood J. Swanson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alexander’s “G.A. Custer to the Little Big Horn” is an in-depth approach to the always controversial G.A. Custer book 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 G.A. Custer book 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 Battle 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 of 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.