George Armstrong Custer: The American Civil War

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George Custer was born on December 5, 1839. He was born in New Rumley, Ohio. George Custer’s full name is George Armstrong Custer. His occupation was being a General, His years of service were till 1861-1876. George was a commander in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars to. Custer was admitted to the West Point in 1857. He even graduated there last in his class in 1861. Custer’s education was an U.S Military Academy at West Point. Custer was called to service with the Union Army. General George Armstrong ancestors were, Paulus and Gertrude Kuster. He has two brothers on is called Thomas Custer and Boston Custer. James Calhoun is his brother in law. General George was in a lot of battles. Two of those battles were Battle Little Bighorn and Washita River.…show more content…
Autie means aunt. Buffalo Bill helped to mythologize Custer’s last stand. Custer was thought to have lived a charmed life. Ronald Reagan played Custer on the big screen. They both died with their boots on. General George Armstrong Custer died on June 25, 1876. He died in little Bighorn, Montana. When he died he 36 years old. He was an American Army general who would famously lose his life at the hands of Native americans warriors at the Battle of Little Bighorn. In loving memory George Armstrong Custer
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