Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Earle Rice, Jr.|
|Genre||Juvenile literature, Biography|
|Series||Profiles in American history|
|LC Classifications||E467.1.C99 R53 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008020925|
If anyone could make a reader forget Custer’s last stand, at least for a few hundred pages at a time, it would be T. J. Stiles. Winner of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Aside from the evident lack of thorough editing/proof reading, here are my specific primary crticisms of Bird's book: (1) although the book is supposed to be focused on Tom Custer, much of it, de facto, is really about brother George (in Bird's defense, this is somewhat understandable because, while a plethora of historical and biographical From the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner, a brilliant new biography of Gen. George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times. In this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping in scope, proving how much of Custer’s legacy has been My Life On The Plains is a fascinating historical account, perfect for historians and Civil War enthusiasts alike. George Armstrong Custer (December 5, – J ), one of the most mythologized figures in American history, was an United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the Indian ://
Tom was born in New Rumley, Ohio, on Ma , the third child of Emanuel and Maria Custer. Unlike his older sibling, the young Custer was better prepared for the life of farming than the art of war. But that was soon to change as the older brother went off to West Point in This book is a must for all those interested in the enduring Custer legend. Where other Custer literature focuses solely on George Armstrong, The Other Custers is the only volume to explore the lives of the Custer siblings in depth. War hero Tom Custer earned two Medals of Honor during the Civil War before riding into the West with his :// The story of the brothers Custer, George, Tom, and Boston, reads like a Hollywood thriller almost too incredible to be true. George Armstrong Custer, known to family and friends as Autie, graduated last in his class from West › Books › Children's Books › Biographies. George Armstrong Custer, (born December 5, , New Rumley, Ohio, U.S.—died J , Little 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 ://
This book is a must for all those interested in the enduring Custer legend. Where other Custer literature focuses solely on George Armstrong, The Other Custers is the only volume to explore the lives of the Custer siblings in depth. War hero Tom Custer earned two Medals of Honor during the Civil War before riding into the West with his :// Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America - Ebook written by T.J. Stiles. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New :// The Other Custers Tom, Boston, Nevin, and Maggie in the Shadow of George Armstrong Custer Bill Yenne, George Armstrong Custer IV. Pages; Decem PARKER BROTHERS: KNIGHT Of The TRIGGER is a fact based historical novelization of the life and times of Capt. Arthur W. du Bray (). He was the consummate Victorian sportsman, competing in the pigeon ring with Bogardus and Carver and Oakley; du Bray fought Indians with Custer's 7th cavalry, shot ducks with Fred Kimble, hunted buffalo when the Great Plains were filled with the shaggy ?id=msgMAQAACAAJ.