The Real Custer: From Boy General to Tragic Hero

The Real Custer: From Boy General to Tragic Hero

James S Robbins


The genuine Custer takes an excellent demanding examine the lifestyles and storied army profession of George Armstrong Custer—from slicing his the teeth at Bull Run within the Civil warfare, to his recognized and premature dying at Little Bighorn within the Indian Wars.

Author James Robbins demonstrates that Custer, having graduated final in his classification at West aspect, went directly to end up himself repeatedly as a very expert cavalry chief. Robbins argues that Custer's undoing used to be his daring and cocky perspective, which brought on the Army's bloodiest defeat within the Indian Wars.

Robbins additionally dives into Custer’s own existence, exploring his letters and different own records to bare who he used to be as anyone, beneath the army chief. The genuine Custer is an exhilarating and necessary contribution to the legend and background of Custer that would pride Custer enthusiasts in addition to readers new to the legend.

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