A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn - the Last Great Battle of the American West
In June of 1876, on a hill above a winding river called "the Little Bighorn," George Armstrong Custer and all 210 men under his direct command were annihilated by nearly 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne. This devastating loss caused an uproar, and public figures pointed fingers in order to avoid responsibility. Custer, who was conveniently dead, took the brunt of the blame.
The truth, however, was far more complex. A TERRIBLE GLORY is the first book to relate the entire story of this endlessly fascinating battle, and the first to call upon all the vital new forensic research of the past quarter century. It is also the first book to bring to light the details of the army cover-up--and unravel one of the greatest mysteries in US military history.
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Engaging tale of Custer and Little BighornUser Review - Chris Y., Asst Buyer - Borders
The story of the Battle of Little Bighorn is one that has been told and retold countless times since 1876. Custer’s Last Stand has taken on mythical proportions in some aspects of society, but in ... Read full review