Lieutenant George Armstrong Custer before Little Big Horn

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Lieutenant George Armstrong Custer before Little Big Horn
George Armstrong Custer was a successful military officer whose horrible loss to the Indians at the battle of Little Bighorn made people forgets his good reputation and many accomplishments. But he had graduated from West Point in 1861, and was an excellent cavalry officer in the Civil War. He was commended many times and never lost a gun. Up until Little Big Horn, Custer was a successful leader and strategist.
Custer was brought up to be brave. His father, a member of a local militia group, would dress him in a small soldier's uniform at the age of four (Encyclopedia of World Biography). Naturally, he enrolled into West Point and although he was “a poor, mischievous student, he...
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