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Custer's last stand

Colonel George Custer's decisive defeat by the Sioux at the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876. Modern historians approach Custer's last stand much differently than those of the early 20th century.
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Already close friends, LaTulip and Custer only strengthened their bond after that.
Custer Survivor occasionally wanders into Finkel family disagreements that are distracting and not particularly useful to the overall book.
Dwelling on the fact that 1876 was a presidential election year, they opine that politics permeated the Custer fight with an extra resonance that kept it in the forefront of the news.
That led to his last meeting with a famous man, Crazy Horse, who led his Lakota warriors in the destruction of Custer and his troops at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Most recently, the Custer County economy has been the indirect beneficiary of the Bakken oil boom, hundreds of miles to the east on the Montana-North Dakota border.
Custer, who first joined CPI in 1996, most recently held
The question that is hanging on everyone's lips is - will Johnson become the man of the moment or will he follow that other Custer into the pages of history?
Author Mueller, a journalism teacher at the University of North Texas who has written books on the press in modern times, now turns to the past with an analysis of newspaper coverage of the defeat of General Custer at Little Bighorn in 1876, within the context of other events of 1876, especially elections.
The tale of the new Custer Interchange in Helena, MT, starts like many other transportation stories: population growth, aging infrastructure, changing land uses, increasing traffic.
I'm sitting there thinking, at 30,000 feet if he opens the door because he's disgruntled, my son and daughter won't have a mother or father anymore," Custer said by telephone from his home in Fayetteville, N.
PRIME MINISTER David Cameron was compared to General Custer by the Welsh Government yesterday after he launched a furious attack on the NHS in Wales.
The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Hollywood has certainly done its best to enhance the myth surrounding General Custer and the Battle of Little Bighorn, including the distortion of converting a Canadian into a Brit to avoid potential lawsuits
This year's MTNA Distinguished Composer of the Year is Seth Custer for his work Touch & Go, commissioned by the South Carolina Music Teachers Association.
At the Battle of the Little Bighorn (LBH), a Civil War legend named George Armstrong Custer met death at the hands of Sitting Bull's warriors.