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George Armstrong Custer

Military (5-Dec-1839 — 25-Jun-1876)


Stephen E. Ambrose. Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors. New York: Doubleday. 1975. 486pp.

Evan S. Connell. Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn. New York: North Point Press. 1984. 464pp.

Larry McMurtry. Custer. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2012. 192pp.

Larry Sklenar. To Hell with Honor: Custer and the Little Bighorn. University of Oklahoma Press. 2000.

T. J. Stiles. Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 2015. 582pp.

Frederic Franklyn Van de Water. Glory-Hunter: A Life of General Custer. University of Nebraska Press. 1988. 408pp.

Jeffrey D. Wert. Custer: The Controversial Life of George Armstrong Custer. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1996. 462pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.259)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.375)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.245)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.180)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.243)

  11. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (p.82)

  12. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.204)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.169)

  14. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.93)

  15. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.210)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.59)

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