By Brad D. Lookingbill
- An available and authoritative evaluate of the scholarship that has formed our figuring out of 1 of the main iconic battles within the background of the yankee West
- Combines contributions from an array of revered students, historians, and battlefield scientists
- Outlines the political and cultural stipulations that laid the root for the Centennial crusade and examines how George Armstrong Custer grew to become its figurehead
- Provides an in depth research of the conflict maneuverings at Little Bighorn, paying detailed recognition to Indian testimony from the battlefield
- Concludes with a bit studying how the conflict of Little Bighorn has been mythologized and its pervading impact on American culture
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A Companion to Custer and the Little Bighorn Campaign by Brad D. Lookingbill