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Old 03-18-2004, 09:26 PM
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Custer in the Civil War worked his way up from LT to Brig. Gen. Quite feat for anyone. He graduated from West Point in 1861.
Was a general officer by June 1863. Given the honoray rank of Major General of the Volunteers at the end of the Civil War. By all accounts was an outstanding cavalry officer. He was daring, and brave. His men would have followed him anywhere.

However, his one big failure: Cocky and Arrogant. Felt he was capable of getting by with just about anything, and he did until the Sioux caught up with him.

The kind of guy you love to hate and hate to love. Very interesting study.

Books: Son of the Morning - Connell

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