George Armstrong Custer

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  • Monroe museum to celebrate Custers' anniversary

    George Armstrong Custer and his wife, Libbie, are celebrating their 150th wedding anniversary.


  • Acclaimed writer Evan S. Connell dies at 88

    Evan S. Connell gained some attention via his better known books, but the acclaimed author was well-known and regarded fondly by students of literature, critics, and others as an adventurous writer whose body of work reflected a diversity of interests.


  • Acclaimed writer Evan S. Connell dies at 88

    Evan S. Connell was virtually unknown to the general public, but to critics and students of graduate writing programs, the adventurous author was regarded fondly and often praised for his diversity of interests.


  • Acclaimed writer Evan S. Connell has died at 88

    Evan S. Connell, an acclaimed and adventurous author, whose literary explorations ranged from Depression-era Kansas City in the twin novels "Mrs. Bridge" and "Mr. Bridge" to Custer's last stand in the history book "Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn," was found dead Thursday, his niece said. He was 88.


  • Spotlight on researcher for McCullough, Ken Burns

    The archivists at the Library of Congress know well the ruddy face and tenacious mind of researcher Michael Hill.


  • BOOK REVIEW: Sioux warrior and his times

    Along with the Apache Geronimo and his fellow Sioux Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse is one of those legendary 19th-century Indian warriors whose name everyone recognizes. He has been the subject of two widely read biographies, the 1942 "Crazy Horse" by the great Mari Sandoz and Kingsley Bray's authoritative 2006 book with the same name.


  • Auctioneer David Redden conducts bidding for the only U.S. flag not captured or lost during George Armstrong Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Bighorn at Sotheby's in New York on Friday. (Associated Press)

    Custer's flag sells for $2.2 million

    The only U.S. flag not captured or lost during George Armstrong Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Bighorn in southeastern Montana sold at auction Friday for $2.2 million.


  • ** FILE ** This photo provided by Sotheby's in New York shows The Culbertson Guidon from the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn. On Friday, Dec. 10. 2010, the swallow-tailed 7th U.S. Cavalry flag, known as a "guidon," is expected to bring up to $5 million at an auction at Sotheby's in New York. (AP Photo/Sotheby's, File)

    After decades in storage, Custer flag hits auction

    Frayed, torn and maybe even a little bloodstained, the only U.S. flag not captured or lost during George Armstrong Custer's "Last Stand" at the Battle of Little Bighorn sold for $54 when it first surfaced in the 1890s.


  • Old West Point applicant letters being put online

    Years before leading his vastly outnumbered troops to their doom at Little Bighorn, a young George Armstrong Custer was described as accurate in math.


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