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About George Armstrong Custer
George Armstrong Custer was an American military commander who engaged in several military campaigns as a commanding officer in the United States Cavalry during both the American Civil War and the American Indian Wars. He joined the 7th Cavalry and led his battalion into the Battle of the Little Bighorn against Native American warriors on June 25, 1876. He and his entire battalion including two of his younger brothers were killed in that battle. He was 36 years old.
He was the son of Marie Ward Kirkpatrick and Emanuel Henry Custer. His two younger brothers Thomas and Boston were both killed with him at the Little Bighorn. He was married to Elizabeth Clift Bacon at the time of his death.
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You ask me if I will not be glad when the last battle is fought, so far as the country is concerned I, of course, must wish for peace, and will be glad when the war is ended, but if I answer for myself alone, I must say that I shall regret to see the war end.George Armstrong Custer
George Armstrong Custer's Popularity
George Armstrong Custer was a famous American general, who was born on December 5, 1839. As a person born on this date, George Armstrong Custer is listed in our database as the 25th most popular celebrity for the day (December 5) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1839).
People born on December 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. George Armstrong Custer is the 459th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to George Armstrong Custer's birthday, George Armstrong Custer is the 3814th most famous American.
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