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WHITTAKER, Frederick
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
New York: Sheldon & Co, 1876. I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I can provide a link to many more photos. Just ask! 1876 1ed Life of General George Custer Cavalry Little Bighorn Lakota Indians "There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry" - General George Custer A rare first edition and popular account of the life of General George A Custer, the military hero of the Battle of Little Bighorn. After hearing of Custer's death at Little Bighorn, Frederick Whittaker contacted Custer's widow discussing his idea for a biography. This biography was "based on papers made available by Elizabeth Bacon Custer" (Lamar). Whittaker does a tremendous job of creating a sense of honor and mystique around the life of Custer, but in doing so, he wrote the first authoritative account of General Custer's life and career. Item number: #12209 Price: $750 WHITTAKER, Frederick 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 New York: Sheldon & Co., ©1876. First edition. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o [2], x, 648 o 17 illustrations · References: Lamar 281 · Language: English · Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure · Size: ~8.5in X 6in (21.5cm x 15cm) · Rare and desirable Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 12209. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian [Columbia, MO, U.S.A.]

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