Custer's last stand


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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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In Hardin, Little Big Horn Days runs June 19 through 23, the Custer's Last Stand Reenactment on June 21, 22, and 23; 665-1672.
Born and educated in Kansas, Henry Allen was a journalist and writer for MGM in Hollywood before beginning his career as a novelist with No Survivors (1950), by "Will Henry," a widely admired account of Custer's last stand.
My sons' great grandfather, born in the year of Custer's Last Stand in 1876, met Buffalo Bill at Aspley, and many times related the tale.
His drawings closely and faithfully mimic their own artistic depictions of the epic event and tell the story of Custer's Last Stand so clearly and concisely that graphic novelists, filmmakers, and historians would be envious.
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Ed's father was born two years before Custer's Last Stand, and his grandfather Patrick McHugh was a saloonkeeper in Deadwood, South Dakota at the height of the gold mining boom in the late 1870's and 1880's.
Thanks to Paul Culliton for clarifying and illuminating the past, with his feature Custer's Last Stand (Vol.
1876: Custer's Last Stand took place, when Colonel George Armstrong Custer and his men were all killed by Sioux Indians.
Admittedly I was born in the period of post-war rationing, but my knowledge of the war is based on what I have read - in the same way as I have read about Custer's last stand, but didn't actually release the arrow that felled the fellow.
He illustrated Custer's Last Stand as an "extraordinary clash between the two cultures of America.
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