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


  • [George A. Custer (1839-1876) was an American cavalry officer.]
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  • Fuller Name

    • George Armstrong
  • Variants

    • us: Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876
    • us: Nomad, 1839-1876
    • us: Son of the Morning Star, 1839-1876
    • us: Custer, General (George Armstrong), 1839-1876
    • us: Custer, G. A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18391205
    • Death Date

        18760625
    • Birth Place

        (naf) New Rumley (Ohio)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Little Bighorn River (Wyo. and Mont.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States Military Academy
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876
      • Occupation

          (itoamc) Soldier
            (lcsh) Generals
        • Sources

          • found: His Wild life on the plains ... 1891.
          • found: His Nomad, c1980: t.p. (Nomad; the pseud. used by Custer 1867-1875 when writing for the magazine Turf, field, and stream)
          • found: Frost, L.A. The Custer album, 1984, c1964: CIP t.p. (General George A. Custer)
          • found: Connell, E.S. Son of the Morning Star, 1985, c1984: CIP t.p. (Son of the Morning Star) galley (Indian name of General Custer)
          • found: Message from the President of the United States, 1876?: p. 1 (General Custer)
          • found: His My life on the plains, or, Personal experience with Indians: t.p. (General G.A. Custer)
          • found: Encyclopedia Britannica, via WWW, July 12, 2012 (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)
        • General Notes

          • [George A. Custer (1839-1876) was an American cavalry officer.]
        • Change Notes

          • 1979-04-27: new
          • 2015-01-13: revised
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