The Court-Martial of George Armstrong Custer
Suppose that George Armstrong Custer did not die at the Battle of Little Bighorn. Suppose that, instead, he was found close to death at the scene of the defeat and was brought to trial for his actions. With a masterful blend of fact and fiction, The Court-Martial of George Armstrong Custer tells us what might have happened at that trial as it brings to life the most exciting period in the history of the American West. About the Author Douglas C. Jones served in the U.S. Army until his retirement in 1968. He has taught at the University of Wisconsin.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
George Custer was an ambitious soldier, who had risen as high as Brigadier General, but had been cut back to peace-time Colonel after the Civil war. He tried to attack the largest concentration of ... Read full review
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Historical fiction at its best. What if Custer had survived Little Big Horn? Did he make the right decisions in the heat of battle? Is it right to punish an officer for the decisions he makes while in battle based on the facts he has at hand? This are the questions discussed in this book. Read full review