Benteen-Goldin Papers, 1891-1896
Scope and Contents
Letters from Benteen, senior captain under Custer in the 7th Cavalry at the Battle of Little Big Horn, to Theodore W. Goldin, a private in “G” troop at the same battle, criticizing Custer’s private live as well as his military tactics in battles.
- 1891 - 1896
- Benteen, Frederick William, 1834-1898 (Correspondent, Person)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from the Dr. Philip Gillette Cole Collection by Mr. Gilcrease in 1944, and were shipped to Tulsa in 1947.
NUCMC MS 67-119
Some of the papers have been published in The Custer Myth, by Wiilliam Alexander Graham (1953).
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