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George Armstrong Custer - American Civil War Stories. Many books have focused on Custer's Last Stand inmaking legend of total defeat. Custer Victorious is the first to examine at length, with attention to primary sources, his brilliant Civil War career. Urwin writes: "None of Custer's exploits against the Plains Indians could compare with those he performed while with the Army of the Potomac."Cited by: 2.
Custer In The Civil War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(4). More even than his compelling portrait of this central figure of American history, T. Stiles brilliantly examines Custer within transforming national events—civil war, slavery’s end, and economic and social modernization that privileged the powerful under guise of democratic triumph—proving yet again why he is this generation’s finest biographer.” —Christopher Phillips, author of The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War /5().
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In both earlier books he used his subjects to illuminate the history of 19th-century America, and he does the same with Custer to explore the Civil War era and Gilded Age. The book is thus far more than just another biography of the famous soldier.
Custer. Elizabeth Clift Bacon Custer was an American author and public speaker, and the wife of Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer, United States Army. She spent most of their /5.
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Gen. George Armstrong Custer during the tumultuous war Author: Scott Mingus. The majority of Barringer’s book (seven of ten chapters) covers Rosser’s Civil War service.
Indeed, Rosser wrote extensively about this time of life in the postwar years, sources that Barringer. Booknotes: Custer's Gray Rival New Arrival: • Custer's Gray Rival: The Life of Confederate Major General Thomas Lafayette Rosser by Sheridan R.
Barringer (Fox Run Pub, ).Custer's. Custer in the West Custer served in the Southwest immediately after the war, where he clashed with his troops. He briefly considered leaving the army to pursue business. Custer: The Making of a Young General by Edward G.
Longacre. Skyhorse, Cloth, ISBN: $ Although not as popular as U.S. Grant, William T. Sherman or Philip Sheridan, George Armstrong Custer emerged from the American Civil War.
The book is comprehensive and covers Custer from his early days as a boy (and for a short time, school teacher) in the midwest through West Point, the Civil War, his days in Kansas and Cited by: 5.
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The Civil War Army recipient who follows Thomas Custer alphabetically is Byron Cutcheon, whose date of action was This may explain how the first date of action for Rank: Captain, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel.
He is able to situate Custer in the shifting culture of the Civil War and its aftermath in a way no other biography has achieved Stiles's Custer is life-size." -- The Washington Post "This /5().
Chiefly known for his exploits in the Indian Wars, most significantly for his horrific defeat at the Little Bighorn inGeorge Armstrong Custer found initial success on the battlefields of the Civil War, leading his Michigan Cavalry Brigade in more than sixty battles and skirmishes.
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The book basically chronicles George Armstrong Custer, best known for his violent death at the Battle of Little Bighorn, started his military career during the Civil War where he served with /5. Although Custer was a Lieutenant-Colonel at the Little Bighorn, he was the youngest Brigadier-General in the Civil War at 23 years of age.) The college-educated Kidd was no hero-worshipper.
He tells of a Custer who was methodical, who carefully planned his assaults. Custer. In early Aprilas the Civil War was coming to its conclusion, Custer was involved in a cavalry raid that was written up in the New York Times.
A headline declared, "Another Brilliant Affair. Stiles (born in Foley, Minnesota) is an American biographer who lives in Berkeley, book The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt (New York: Alfred A.
Knopf, ) won a National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography. His book Custer Alma mater: Carleton College, Columbia University. headquarters for books published by AST Press and the best in books about Custer, Little Big Horn, Indian and Indian Wars, and Civil War.
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Stiles avoids easy categorization of Custer /5. George Armstrong Custer is better known for his post-bellum exploits rather than his Civil War career. His success, however, in the Union army was due in large part to his dual.
James S. Robbins (born ) is an American commentary writer for USA Today and Senior Fellow for National Security Affairs on the American Foreign Policy Council. He is the former Alma mater: University of Cincinnati, Tufts University.
One of Custer's Wolverines: The Civil War Letters of Brevet Brigadier General James H. Kidd, 6th Michigan Cavalry by James Harvey Kidd, Eric J.
Wittenberg (Editor) Listed under Civil War Michigan. Riding With Custer: Recollections of a Cavalryman in the Civil War. Mr. Wert spoke about his new book, [Custer: The Controversial Life of. George Armstrong Custer]. In his remarks, he focused on Custer’s. early life during the U.S. Civil War, when he .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 .this book is about Cavalry in general, not about Custer's Civil War cavalry. The author in fact gushes about the Confederacy, poorly hiding his pro- Confederacy bias. The book is really a .