Death at the Little Bighorn: A New Look at Custer, His by Phillip Thomas Tucker

By Phillip Thomas Tucker

On the new Sunday afternoon of June 25, 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer made up our minds to move for broke. After dividing his famed seventh Cavalry, he ordered his senior officer, significant Marcus A. Reno, to strike the southern finish of the big Indian encampment alongside the Little Bighorn River, whereas Custer may release a daring flank assault to hit the village's northern finish. Custer had to cost around the river at medication Tail Coulee Ford. we know the last word final result of this selection, yet this groundbreaking new publication proves that Custer's tactical plan was once no longer so ill-conceived.

The enemy had some distance better numbers and extra complex weaponry. yet Custer's plan may nonetheless have succeeded, as his strategies have been essentially sound. counting on Indian debts which have been principally overlooked by means of historians, this is often additionally a narrative of the Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. Custer’s final stream was once repulsed, leading to withdrawal to the excessive flooring above the ford… and it used to be right here, at the open and uncovered slopes and hilltops, that Custer and his 5 businesses have been destroyed in systematic model. This e-book tells for the 1st time the forgotten tale of the genuine turning aspect of America's such a lot iconic battle.

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