The Battle of the Little Bighorn

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U of Nebraska Press, 1978 - History - 191 pages
6 Reviews
"Miss Sandoz has taken the theme of Custer's last stand and given it new dimension and understanding through knowledge gained in a lifetime of research."-Library Journal. "Probably the best account of the battle ever written."-New York Times Book Review.
  

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User Review  - MerryMary - LibraryThing

Like any Sandoz book, clear, well-written, and lyric. A recounting of the battle between George Armstrong Custer's small scouting force, and the summer gathering of most of the Plains tribes in ... Read full review

Review: The Battle of Little Big Horn

User Review  - Marshall Smiland - Goodreads

Custer, a Civil War hero, thought that a quick victory over the Sioux would elevate him to the Presidency. He went looking for a fight and he found one, but instead of victory he found death and his name became synonymous with foolish overconfidence. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
13
Section 2
47
Section 3
68
Section 4
89
Section 5
105
Section 6
108
Section 7
132
Section 8
161
Section 9
173
Section 10
183

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About the author (1978)

Mari Sandoz (1896-1966) is the noted author of "Cheyenne Autumn," "Old Jules," and "The Battle of the Little Bighorn," all available in Bison Books editions. Michael Punke is the author of several books, including "Last Stand: George Bird Grinnell, the Battle to Save the Buffalo, and the Birth of the New West" and "Fire and Brimstone: The North Butte Mining Disaster of 1917,

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