Among the troopers advancing with Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer on the Little Bighorn in June 1876 were 1st Lt. Charles DeRudio and Privates John Martin and Augustus De Voto.
Concerned that the Indians in the village would escape, George Armstrong Custer ordered his force forward to the attack. Did Reno and Benteen try to hide the true nature of the attack?
It is well-known that George Custer’s men each brought a trapdoor Springfield and a Colt .45 that June day in 1876. Identification of the Indian weapons is more uncertain.
Little Bighorn Remembered: The Untold Indian Story of Custer’s Last Stand, by Herman J. […]
Custer and the Battle of the Little Bighorn: An Encyclopedia, by Thom Hatch, McFarland […]
Legacy: New Perspectives on the Battle of the Little Bighorn, edited by Charles E. […]
CUSTER AND THE BATTLE OF THE LITTLE BIGHORN: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA, by Thom Hatch (McFarland […]
LITTLE BIGHORN REMEMBERED: THE UNTOLD INDIAN STORY OF CUSTER’S LAST STAND, by Herman J. […]
TO HELL WITH HONOR: CUSTER AND THE LITTLE BIGHORN, by Larry Sklenar, University of […]
Dr. James DeWolf had a notable career before riding with Custer to disaster in Montana in 1876