The court-martial of General George Armstrong Custer

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University of Oklahoma Press , Norman
Custer, George Armstrong, 1839
Statementby Lawrence A. Frost.
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LC ClassificationsKF7642.C8 F7
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 280 p.
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Open LibraryOL5546133M
LC Control Number67024614

Custer was a fascinating personality and this book offers a good look into how Custer operated from a military, staff and personal vantage point. The Court Martial is based on his performance in the campaign against the Cheyenne, Kiowa and Arapaho and it reveals a lot about Custer under both professional and personal by: 1.

The Custer court-martial grew out of a disastrous expedition against Plains Indians in the summer ofcommanded by Major General Winfield S. Hancock with Major General George A. Custer in command of the cavalry. Congress already was disturbed because of the money spent on the Indian wars on the Plains.5/5(3).

_The Court-Martial of George Armstrong Custer_ (), written and illustrated by Douglas C. Jones is a lively alternate history, bristling with authenticity about military battles (Jones is an ex-military man) and loaded with period details about New York and Washington in /5(13).

George Armstrong Custer (December 5, – J ) was a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the American Indian Wars. Custer graduated from West Point in at the bottom of his class, but as the Civil War was just starting, trained officers were in immediate demand.

He worked closely with General McClellan The court-martial of General George Armstrong Custer book the future General Buried: Initially on the battlefield;, Later reinterred. Directed by Glenn Jordan. With Brian Keith, Ken Howard, Stephen Elliott, James Olson/10(3). George Armstrong Custer, (born December 5,New Rumley, Ohio, U.S.—died JLittle Bighorn River, Montana Territory), U.S.

cavalry officer who distinguished himself in the American Civil War (–65) but later led his men to death in one of the most controversial battles in U.S. history, the Battle of the Little Bighorn. General George Armstrong Custer remains a household name as the man who died at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in The legendary massacre, in which Custer and over other soldiers died along the Little Bighorn River in Montana, remains one of the most controversial engagements in : Jan Mackell Collins.

The Court Martial of George Armstrong Custer (), NBC. TV movie, 95 minutes (VHS): Starring Brian Keith, Ken Howard, Blythe Danner, James Olson, William Daniels, and Anthony Zerbe. 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.

Custer was a fascinating personality and this book offers a good look into how Custer operated from a military, staff and personal vantage point.

The Court Martial is based on his performance in the campaign against the Cheyenne, Kiowa and Arapaho and it reveals a lot about Custer under both professional and personal pressure.5/5(3).

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The Court-Martial of General George Armstrong Custer book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.4/5. George Armstrong Custer, the golden-boy of the 7th Cavalry, is miraculously found alive among the hundreds of dead soldiers.

Then, as a stunned nation looks on, he is put on trial for disobeying orders. While the prosecutor shows Custer as a murderous grandstander, reckless with the lives of his men, the public wants desperately to believe that their hero made a simple /5(4).

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On Octothe U.S. Army holds a West Point funeral with full military honors for Lieutenant-Colonel George Armstrong the previous year in Montana by Sioux and Cheyenne. The Court-Martial of General George Armstrong Custer by Lawrence A. Frost really liked it avg rating — 15 ratings — published Content Custer’s Trials is a biographical account of the life of General George Armstrong Custer, written by T.J.

book received wide critical acclaim upon publication and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History. In taking on the story of this man’s life, Stiles seeks to demolish the historical caricature that has been made of him, revealing the true General Custer. Get this from a library. The court-martial of General George Armstrong Custer.

[Lawrence A Frost] -- An account of the court martial proceedings which took place in against George A. Custer. George Armstrong Custer Palgrave Macmillan, Colorful, charismatic, and controversial, George Armstrong Custer became a national hero at the age of 23 when he was promoted to the rank of general, barely two years after graduating from the military academy at West Point at the bottom of his class, and surviving a court martial.

George Armstrong Custer has 12 books on Goodreads with ratings. George Armstrong Custer’s most popular book is My Life on the Plains: Or, Personal Ex. Taken from George Armstrong Custer's own writings, An Autobiography of General Custer is the “true story” of one of the most praised, most despised, but surely most remembered American military heroes.

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The Court-Martial of George Armstrong Custer () ᴴᴰ General Custer, eine amerikanische Legende Full Audio Book - Duration. Custer's talents are summarized in a left-handed way (p). Page has Custer's lawyer guessing about the should be knowledgeable about the events to appreciate this novel. This book lacks a bibliography of sources that could provide an education.

While fictional, it explains the events of J to the general reader. The Court-Martial of General George Armstrong Custer. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (p) Merington, Marguerite, ed. The Custer Story, The Life and Intimate Letters of General George A. Custer and His Wife Elizabeth. New York: The Devin-Adair Company, (p ).

George Armstrong Custer (–) was a United States Army cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the Indian was defeated and killed by the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes at the Battle of the Little than 30 movies and countless television shows have featured him as a character.

He was portrayed by future U.S. On 11 Octoberat Fort Leavenworth, a court martial found Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer, Lieutenant Colonel, 7 th U.S. Cavalry guilty and sentenced him to suspension from rank and command for one year, and forfeiture of his pay for the same time Looking for books by Lawrence A.

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_The Court-Martial of George Armstrong Custer_ (), written and illustrated by Douglas C. Jones is a lively alternate history, bristling with authenticity about military battles (Jones is an ex-military man) and loaded with period details about New York and Washington in Reviews: InCuster's widow, Elizabeth, donated this buckskin coat to the Smithsonian as a tribute to her husband.

General History George Armstrong Custer was born in in New Rumley, Ohio; byhe was enrolled as a cadet in the U.S. Military Academy at West Point upon appointment by a congressman.