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Custer : the making of a young general

Author Longacre, Edward G.
Description xii, 276 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-262) and index.
ISBN 9781510733190
Subject Generals
Location Main Adult Biography
Status Available

Summary

"The name George Armstrong Custer looms large in American history, specifically for his leadership in the American Indian Wars and unfortunate fall at the Battle of Little Bighorn. But before his time in the West, Custer began his career fighting for the Union in the Civil War. In Custer: the making of a young general, legendary Civil War historian Edward G. Longacre provides fascinating insight into this often-overlooked period in Custer's life"--