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Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1839-1876

George Armstrong Custer; b. Dec. 5, 1839 in New Rumley, Ohio; d. June 25, 1876 at Little Bighorn River, Montana Territory; U.S. cavalry officer; graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., 1861; served in the Civil War, became brigadier general; killed at Battle of Little Bighorn.

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Claude Bartlett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 322
Scope and Contents Research materials including notes on Indian warfare, the history of Clark County, Illinois, sundry newspaper clippings and postcards concerning the Battle of the Little Big Horn and a few pieces of correspondence.

Bloody Knife : Custer's favorite scout

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2655
Scope and Contents Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. The item is a biography of the Indian scout who served under George Armstrong Custer. The manuscript was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

E. A. Brininstool collection of Western photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 68
Scope and Contents Collection includes original and reproduction photographs, lithographs, negatives, and wood printing blocks related to the American West. Images includes sites of battles with Native Americans, historical figures involved in the development of the West, buildings, and landmarks.

Collection of photographs of the West

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 130
Scope and Contents Collection includes images of Denver (Colorado), Missoula (Montana), George A. Custer, Indian scouts, and other Western images.

The Custer adventure : as told by its participants

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2665
Scope and Contents Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. Upton compiled primary sources to tell the story of the Little Bighorn campaign of 1876. The item was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

Custer, calvary, and Crows

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2660
Scope and Contents Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. The item is a biography of William Henry White (1851-1938) who was a Montana pioneer, Indian fighter, and one of the command which buried the dead on the Custer battlefield in June of 1876. The item was submitted to the Old Army Press by Mrs. Theodore Heil for publication.

Custer centennial observance

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2667
Scope and Contents Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. The materials include notes, resource materials, and transcripts. The items were edited by Michael J. Koury. These materials relate to the books "Custer Centennial Observance" and "To Consecrate this Ground: The Custer Battlefield 1876-1976." The items were submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

Custer for president?

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2581
Scope and Contents Typewritten and printed book draft and galley proofs of the book "Custer for President?" The materials include handwritten corrections. Repass writes about the possibility of George A. Custer running for the President of the United States. The item was published in 1985 by the Old Army Press in Ft. Collins, Colorado.

George A. and Elizabeth B. Custer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 364
Scope and Contents This collection includes miscellaneous correspondence of both Custers including military reports and orders, newspaper clippings, and two patents issued to G. A. Custer. Correspondents include Edwin. M. Stanton, Zachariah Chandler, Reuben E. Fenton, Andrew Johnson, Lawrence Barrett, William T. Sherman, Nelson A. Miles, B. O. Aylesworth, and A. B. Ostrander.