Tuesday, 22 October 2013

George Custer

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  • He was born on December 5, 1839 in New Rumly, Ohio to Emanuel and Marie Custer.
  • He attended the Hopedale Normal College in Hopedale, Ohio. After Hopedale he attended the United States Military Academy.
  • He taught a school in Cadiz, Ohio.
  • He married Elizabeth Bacon on February 9, 1864.
  • His service/branch was the United States Army and the Union Army.
  • His rank was a Major General.
  • His years of service was from 1861-76.
  • His commands he held was 3rd Cavalry Division, 2nd Cavalry Division, and 7th U.S. Cavalry.
  • His last and well known war was the Battle at Little Bighorn.
  • He died on June 25, 1876 in Little Bighorn, Montana.

1 comment:

  1. I find your posts so interesting Rebekah. Thank you for posting them!


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