1885 1st ed Boots and Saddles General George Custer Cavalry Illustrated Indians

CUSTER, Elizabeth Bacon

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“There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry”

– General George Custer

 

A famous work on the life and military career of General George Custer, written by his wife, Elizabeth Custer.

 

The honeymoon of Elizabeth Bacon and George Armstrong Custer was interrupted in 1864 by his call to duty with the Army of the Potomac. She begged to be allowed to go along, thus setting the pattern of her future life. From that time on, she accompanied General Custer on all of his major assignments, aside from the summer Indian campaigns—”the only woman,” she said, “who always rode with the regiment.”

 

This 1885 printing was the first to include the portrait and map in addition the expected contents of Native American Indians, Sioux and Dakota tribes, the Black Hills Expedition, the U.S. Army and Cavalry.

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1885 1st ed Boots and Saddles General George Custer Cavalry Illustrated Indians

 

“There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry”

– General George Custer

 

A famous work on the life and military career of General George Custer, written by his wife, Elizabeth Custer.

 

The honeymoon of Elizabeth Bacon and George Armstrong Custer was interrupted in 1864 by his call to duty with the Army of the Potomac. She begged to be allowed to go along, thus setting the pattern of her future life. From that time on, she accompanied General Custer on all of his major assignments, aside from the summer Indian campaigns—”the only woman,” she said, “who always rode with the regiment.”

 

This 1885 printing was the first to include the portrait and map in addition the expected contents of Native American Indians, Sioux and Dakota tribes, the Black Hills Expedition, the U.S. Army and Cavalry.

 

Item number: #3519

Price: $350

 

CUSTER, Elizabeth Bacon

 

“Boots and saddles” : or, Life in Dakota with General Custer ; with portrait and map

 

New York : Harper & Brothers, 1885. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: 312p
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19cm x 12.5cm)

 

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3519

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

CUSTER, Elizabeth Bacon

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete