Ed Following the Guidon by Elizabeth Custer Civil War Native Americans. First edition of Elizabeth Custers Following the Guidon. She wrote this book with the attempt of creating a legacy for her husband, General George Custer. In fact, she is without doubt the most important force in creating a sense of legend around her late husband.
She turned him into a Western hero and martyr, which slightly differs from the truth in his military failures, mainly at the Battle of Little Big Horn. It includes the description of the march into Indian Territory, dealing with scouts, the Battle of the Washita, Indian prisoners and trials, hunting records, Army house-keeping, Indian captivity of white women, and more! Collation complete with all pages.
Fine green cloth binding with embossed front cover flags and title. 7.5in X 5in (19cm x 13cm).
The item "1890 1st ed Following the Guidon by Elizabeth Custer Civil War Native Americans" is in sale since Wednesday, March 29, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antique_books" and is located in Columbia, Missouri.
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