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George Armstrong Custer was on the losing end of a violent clash between Native Americans and the U.S. Army at the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876. The battle was so famous that it became known as "Custer's Last Stand." George Custer graduated at the bottom of his class at West Point military academy, but saw extensive action as a Union cavalry officer in the Civil War and reached the wartime rank of major general. After the war he was made lieutenant-colonel of the Seventh Cavalry on America' More »
Born: December 5, 1839 (New Rumley, Ohio)

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George Armstrong Custer (December 5, 1839 – June 25, 1876) was a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the ...

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George Armstrong Custer - famous for "Custers Last Stand" at the Battle of LIttle Bighorn, he was nicknamed "Boy General" for being the youngest General to ...

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Jul 11, 2016 ... George Armstrong Custer was born December 5, 1839, in New Rumley, Ohio. One of five children, at a young age he was sent to live with an ...

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George Armstrong Custer, a U.S. cavalry officer who served with distinction in the American Civil War, is better known for leading more than 200 of his men to ...

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Dec 5, 2014 ... George Armstrong Custer first achieved renown as a young Civil War hero before gaining everlasting fame a decade later from his spectacular ...

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George Armstrong Custer has been better known for his exploits after the Civil War than those during. However, his career in the Union army was a success due  ...

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Biography of General George Custer, American cavalry commander most famous for his 'last stand'

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Timeline / Defining Rights and Responsibilities / 1876: Custer defeated; ... fight and defeat U.S. troops led by Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.

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George Custer summary: George Armstrong Custer was a United States Army officer who, after finishing last in his class at West Point, was still called to serve in ...