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With Custer on the Little Bighorn

a newly discovered first-person account

by William O. Taylor

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Viking in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Taylor, William O., 1855-1923,
    • Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876,
    • United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th -- Biography,
    • Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876 -- Personal narratives,
    • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby William O. Taylor ; foreword by Greg Martin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE83.876 .T39 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 206 p. :
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL814888M
      ISBN 100670868035
      LC Control Number95052413
      OCLC/WorldCa33948396

        Custer and the Little Big Horn -- 10 best books? Texas History. Frequently Asked Questions. I'd like to book a trip with the Friends of the Little Bighorn Battlefield one day when they arrange special tours of some of those closed areas with Park Service Rangers. If you are interested in joining Friends of the Little Bighorn Battlefield.   This book should be a considered a companion book to the others written detailing the results of the numerous battlefield investigations following the brush fire, particularly "Archaeology, History, and Custer's Last Battle: The Little Big Horn Reexamined."/5(5).

      Here in "The Last Stand", the author has returned to the subject of white-Indian relations and has created a vivid, engaging book. Philbrick's "The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn" quite naturally invites comparison with 's "A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn" by James Donovan, about the Cited by: 4. A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn – the Last Great Battle of the American West by James Donovan Little, Brown and Company, pp. CLR [rating:5] Revisiting The Little Bighorn. The Little Bighorn River flows for 90 miles through some of the most beautiful terrain in the American West.

      Formerly an assistant editor and researcher for the Time-Life Books Civil War series, he is the author of Distant Thunder: A Photographic Essay on the American Civil War and Civil War: An Aerial Portrait. Pohanka is also active in Custer and Little Bighorn studies, including archaeological work on the Little Bighorn Battlefield/5(43).   Cook was a Canadian soldier of fortune. He was the 7th Cavalry’s adjutant. It is his historic note, scribed on a page torn from his memorandum book, that requested Benteen to hurry along with the ammunition packs during the Battle of the Little : History Bot.


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With Custer on the Little Bighorn by William O. Taylor Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book, "With Custer on the Little Bighorn" is a first-person account of the Last Stand starting with the days leading up to the battle thru follow-up of the Indian victory.

William O. Taylor was a member of the 7th Cavalry/5(41). A Surgeon with Custer at the Little Big Horn is the first annotated edition of these rare accounts sinceand the most complete treatment to date. While researchers have known of DeWolf’s diary for many years, few details have surfaced about the man himself.5/5(7).

On Jas General George Armstrong Custer and his soldiers fell to Sioux warriors, Taylor, a private in Troop A of the 7th Cavalry who had just ridden into battle with Major Marcus Reno, was bunkered down, under siege, in a valley below the Little Bighorn.

Three days later, he helped bury Custer's : William O. Taylor. I visited the Little Big Horn Battlefield a few years later and read the With Custer on the Little Bighorn book again.

I was amazed by how much I didn't know about Custer's Last Stand, about the men and women who were involved, and the ugly, non-Hollywood reality of battle and slaughter as described by W.

Taylor, allegedly one of the survivors of the failed This is one of /5. Custer and Little Bighorn is the first major illustrated book to examine the life of this complex figure and this equally complex battle that would forever change history. Lavishly illustrated with many rare illustrations, its also the first photographic history of the man and his Civil War exploits/5.

With Custer on the Little Bighorn book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An astonishing memoir by the only soldier to sur /5.

A Terrible Glory - Custer and the Little Bighorn – The Last Great Battle of the American West is a very informative fast moving detailed book.

After reading the book I was amazed at the detail of information from both sides of the battle. Many people know of the battle, but I doubt many know the intricacies of the cause and effect of it/5().

No one survived in Custer's immediate command, but other soldiers fighting in the Battle of the Little Big Horn on June, were doomed to remember the nightmarish scene for decades after.

Their true and terrible stories are included in Troopers with Custer. Some of the veterans who corresponded with E.

Brininstool were still alive when his book first appeared /5(43). Unearthed and edited by Martin, the director of the Western memorabilia department of a San Francisco auction house, Taylor's manuscript, completed five years before his death invividly recounts the heroics of his badly outnumbered comrades and provides further evidence of Major Reno's incompetence and cowardice on the Little Bighorn.

Reno, sent by Custer to Author: William O. Taylor. Books shelved as custer-and-the-little-big-horn: Custer Survivor: The End of a Myth, the Beginning of a Legend by John Koster, Custer Myth by W.A. Graham. In The Last Stand, Philbrick aims to set the record straight on Custer and the Battle of the Little Big Horn, but falls well short, offering more confusion than clarity.

If this were it's only This is a book I really wanted to love, but there is too much here not to like, and I am beginning to not like Nathaniel Philbrick.4/5. Outlines the political and cultural conditions that laid the foundation for the Centennial Campaign and examines how George Armstrong Custer became its figurehead Provides a detailed analysis of the battle maneuverings at Little Bighorn, paying special attention to Indian testimony from the battlefield.

Will Hutchison, Artifacts of the Battle of Little Big Horn: Custer, the 7th Cavalry & the Lakota and Cheyenne Warriors, Schiffer Press,pages, annotated with an extensive bibliography Author: Scott Mingus.

The 25th, the day of Custer's battle, they traversed the arid hills along the Bighorn River in an effort to get to the mouth of the Little Bighorn River.

On Monday the 26th, near the mouth of the Little Bighorn River, these troops had sign talk with three Crow Indians who had been scouts with Custer. Connell read dozens of books about Custer and the Indian campaigns, corresponded with the Little Bighorn experts John M. Carroll and Charles K.

Mills, and contacted libraries and historical. In less than an hour, the Indians had won the Battle of the Little Bighorn, massacring Custer and every one of his men. The battle has been ennobled as “Custer’s Last Stand”—but in truth, Custer Author: Annette Mcdermott.

One recent volume, which does provide this insight, is the superb book A Surgeon with Custer at the Little Big Horn. It allows the reader to become acquainted with Dr.

James Madison DeWolf, a. big horn little big little bighorn battle of the little must read reno and benteen last stand timelines highly recommend best book anyone interested good book frederick wagner books on the subject recommend this book analysis of the battle well written participants in /5(45).

Douglas D. Scott is retired as supervisory archaeologist, Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service. Widely known as an expert on military archaeology, he is the author or co-author of numerous publications, including They Died with Custer: Soldiers' Bones from the Battle of the Little Bighorn (OU Press, ), Uncovering History: Archaeological Investigations at the Little 5/5(1).

They Died With Custer: Soldiers' Bones from the Battle of the Little Bighorn By Douglas Scott. Douglas Scott focuses on the forensics of the human remains found on Custer Battlefield.

This technology will astound you, especially when it comes close to identifying some of the remains. To hell with honor: Custer and the Little Bighorn User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Authors analyzing the Little Bighorn battle must take into account John Shapley Gray's time-and-motion study in Custer's Last Campaign (LJ 6/1/91) and Richard Allan Fox's archaeological analysis Read full review.At the mouth of the Rosebud, Terry sent Custer forward to locate the enemy while he marched on to join the column under Gen.

John Gibbon. Custer came upon the warrior encampment on the Little Bighorn on June 25 and decided to attack at once.Lieutenant Colonel Custer and his U.S. Army troops are defeated in battle with Native American Lakota Sioux and Northern Cheyenne on the Little Bighorn Battlefield, J at Little Bighorn River, Montana White Cow Bull claimed to have shot a leader wearing a buckskin jacket off his horse in the river.