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A complete life of Gen. George A. Custer : Major-General of Volunteers; Brevet Major-General, U.S. Army; and Lieutenant-Colonel, Seventh U.S. Calvery

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Whittaker, Frederick, 1838-1889
A complete life of Gen. George A. Custer : Major-General of Volunteers; Brevet Major-General, U.S. Army; and Lieutenant-Colonel, Seventh U.S. Calvery
Sheldon and Company, 1876
x 648 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Contents

[Cover] A life of Major Gen'l George A. Custer

[Frontispiece] G. A. Custer

[Title page] A complete life of Gen. George A. Custer, major-general of volunteers, brevet major-general U.S. Army, and lieutenant-colonel Seventh U.S. Cavalry, pp. [i]-[iii]

List of illustrations, p. [iv]

Contents, pp. [v]-x

Life of Gen. George A. Custer: Preliminary remarks, pp. [1]-2

First book.--The boy: Chapter I. Early life, pp. [3]-16

Chapter II. Plebe Custer, pp. [17]-24

Chapter III. Cadet Custer, pp. [25]-48

Second book.--The subaltern: Chapter I. Lieutenant Custer, second cavalry, pp. [49]-58

Chapter II. Bull Run, pp. [59]-76

Chapter III. Organizing an army, pp. [77]-92

Chapter IV. The peninsular campaign, pp. [93]-102 ff.

[Chapter V. Winning the bars], pp. [unnumbered]-118

Third book.--The captain: Chapter I. From Richmond to Malvern Hill, pp. [119]-124

Chapter II. McClellan's removal, pp. [125]-140

Chapter III. The cavalry corps, pp. [141]-152

Chapter IV. Winning his star, pp. [153]-166

Fourth book.--The Michigan brigade. Chapter I. The Gettysburg campaign, pp. [167]-180

Chapter II. After Gettysburg, pp. [181]-192

Chapter III. To the Rapidan and back, pp. [193]-218

Chapter IV. The wilderness and the valley, pp. [219]-230

Chapter V. Winchester, pp. [231]-246

Fifth book.--The Third Cavalry Division: Chapter I. Woodstock Races, pp. [247]-262

Chapter II. Cedar Creek, pp. [263]-270 ff.

[Chapter III. The last raid], pp. [unnumbered]-278

Chapter IV. Five forks, pp. [279]-296

Chapter V. Appomattox, pp. [297]-308

Chapter VI. The great parade, pp. [309]-314

Sixth book.--After the war: Chapter I. The volunteers in Texas, pp. [315]-324

Chapter II. The regular army, pp. [325]-336

Chapter III. The Seventh Cavalry, pp. [337]-348

Seventh book.--On the plains. Chapter I. The Hancock expedition, pp. [349]-362

Chapter II. The first scout, pp. [363]-370 ff.

[Chapter III. The wagon train], pp. [unnumbered]-382

[Chapter IV. The Kidder massacre], pp. [unnumbered]-396

Chapter V. The court martial, pp. [397]-412

Chapter VI. The winter campaign, pp. [413]-424 ff.

[Chapter VII. Battle of the Washita], pp. [unnumbered]-452

Chapter VIII. Closing operations, pp. [453]-470

Chapter IX. Louisville to the Yellowstone, pp. [471]-500

Chapter X. The Black Hills, pp. [501]-514 ff.

[Chapter II [XI]. Rain-in-the-Face], pp. [unnumbered]-528

Eighth book.--The last campaign: Chapter I. Sitting Bull., pp. [529]-536

Chapter II. Crazy Horse, pp. [537]-544

Chapter III. Custer and Grant, pp. [545]-562

Chapter IV. The great expedition, pp. [563]-570 ff.

[Chapter V. The last battle], pp. [572]-608

Ninth book.--Soldier and man: Chapter 1. Custer, the soldier, pp. [609]-614

Chapter II. Custer, the Indian-fighter, pp. [615]-624

Chapter III. Custer, the man, pp. [625]-628

Tenth book: Personal recollections of General Custer, pp. [629]-643 ff.

Index, pp. [645]-648 ff.

[Cover]


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