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Glorious war : the Civil War adventures of George Armstrong Custer / Thom Hatch.

Hatch, Thom, 1946- (Author).
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  • 13 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Brownstown PL - Brownstown 92 CUSTER (Text) 79361000087408 Adult Nonfiction - Biography Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton B CUSTER (Text) 36806002048567 BIOGRAPHY 2ND FLOOR Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 973.8 HAT (Text) 33187003600935 Nonfiction Available -
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg 921 CUSTER (Text) 39970001287506 AB Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM E467.1.C99 H39 2013 (Text) 00000105793590 Browsing Collection Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library B CUSTER, GEORGE ARMSTRONG (Text) 37500003933856 Biographies Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch 973.8209 HAT (Text) 39391100238227 Nonfiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library B CUS (Text) 78551000512185 Biography Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 973.82 HATC (Text) 39231032715142 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 973.8209 Hatch (Text) 31208911536680 non-fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781250028501
  • ISBN: 1250028507
  • Physical Description: viii, 366 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-354) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The thrilling and definitive biography of George Armstrong Custer's incredible Civil War years and the heroics that made him a legend From George Armstrong Custer's graduation from West Point to the daring cavalry charges that propelled him to the rank of General and national fame to a romance with his wife Libbie Bacon that is unmatched in American history, Custer's exploits are the stuff of legend. Not only did he capture the first Confederate battle flag of the war and receive General Lee's messenger who had come to begin negotiations for surrender at Appomattox, but he was a key part of nearly every major engagement in the east, always leading his men from the front with a bravery seldom seen before or since. For decades, historians have looked at Custer strictly through the lens of his death on the frontier, casting him as a failure. Nothing could be farther from the truth. While some may say that the events that took place at the Little Big Horn are illustrative of America's bloody expansion, they have unjustly eclipsed Custer's otherwise extraordinarily life and outstanding career and fall far short of encompassing his incredible service to his country.This biography of thundering cannons, pounding hooves and stunning successes tells the full and true story of one of history's most dynamic and misunderstood figures. With Glorious War, award-winning historian Thom Hatch reexamines Custer's early career to re-balance the scales and show why his epic fall could never have happened without the spectacular rise that made him a legend"-- Provided by publisher.
"From George Armstrong Custer's graduation from West Point to the daring cavalry charges that propelled him to the rank of General and national fame to a romance with his wife Libbie Bacon that is unmatched in American history, Custer's exploits are the stuff of legend. Not only did he capture the first Confederate battle flag of the war and receive General Lee's messenger who had come to begin negotiations for surrender at Appomattox, but he was a key part of nearly every major engagement in the east, always leading his men from the front with a bravery seldom seen before or since. For decades, historians have looked at Custer strictly through the lens of his death on the frontier, casting him as a failure. Nothing could be farther from the truth. While some may say that the events that took place at the Little Big Horn are illustrative of America's bloody expansion, they have unjustly eclipsed Custer's otherwise extraordinarily life and outstanding career and fall far short of encompassing his incredible service to his country. This biography of thundering cannons, pounding hooves and stunning successes tells the full and true story of one of history's most dynamic and misunderstood figures. With Glorious War, award-winning historian Thom Hatch reexamines Custer's early career to re-balance the scales and show why his epic fall could never have happened without the spectacular rise that made him a legend"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876
United States. Army > Biography.
Generals > United States > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical.
HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877).
HISTORY / Military / United States.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Cavalry operations.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Campaigns.

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