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Benteen-Goldin Papers, 1891-1896

Identifier: MC-1947-16
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.
Dates: 1891 - 1896

George Armstrong Custer Papers, 1865-1876

Identifier: MC-1954-54
Scope and Contents These letters and newspaper clippings deal mostly with the famous "Battle of the Little Big Horn", and one letter concerns a horse named "Don Juan." There are photographs of Custer and his horse, "Comanche.""Interesting items: A telegram from Gen. G. A. Custer to Lawrence Barrett in New York. Barrett was th e famous Shakespearean actor and an intimate friend of Custer. The wire is dated March 4, 1876, St. Paul Minnesota, and reads, "We start to meet Sitting Bull tomorrow-will reach...
Dates: 1865 - 1876

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  • Subject: Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876. X
  • Names: Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 X

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