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A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn - The Last Great Battle of the American West

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In June of 1876, on a hill above a winding river called "the Little Bighorn," George Armstrong Custer and all 210 men under his direct command were annihilated by nearly 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne. This devastating loss caused an uproar, and public figures pointed fingers in order to avoid responsibility. Custer, who was conveniently dead, took the brunt of the blame.

The truth, however, was far more complex. A TERRIBLE GLORY is the first book to relate the entire story of this endlessly fascinating battle, and the first to call upon all the vital new forensic research of the past quarter century. It is also the first book to bring to light the details of the army cover-up--and unravel one of the greatest mysteries in US military history.

Synopsis:

Scrupulously researched, this landmark work is brimming with authentic detail and an unforgettable cast of characters--from Sitting Bull to Ulysses Grant--that relates the entire story of the fascinating Battle at Little Bighorn.

About the Author

James Donovan is the author of the classic illustrated account of Custer's Last Stand, Custer and the Little Bighorn. He lives in Dallas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316067478
Author:
Donovan, James
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Author:
Donovan, Jim
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Old West
Subject:
Military-US Military General
Subject:
United States - General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 5 in 1.1 lb

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Product details 560 pages Back Bay Books - English 9780316067478 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Scrupulously researched, this landmark work is brimming with authentic detail and an unforgettable cast of characters--from Sitting Bull to Ulysses Grant--that relates the entire story of the fascinating Battle at Little Bighorn.
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