George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer (5 December 1839 – 25 Juin 1876) wis a Unitit States Airmy officer an cavalry commander in the American Ceevil War an the American Indian Wars.

George Armstrong Custer
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George Armstrong Custer, circa 1865
Born5 December 1839(1839-12-05)
New Rumley, Ohio, U.S.
Dee'd25 Juin 1876(1876-06-25) (aged 36)
Little Bighorn, Montana, U.S.
Buried atIneetially on the battlefield;
Later reinterred in West Point Seemetry
AllegianceUnitit States
Service/branchUnitit States Airmy
Union Airmy
Years o service1861–1876
RankUnion Army LTC rank insignia.png Lieutenant Colonel, USA
Union army maj gen rank insignia.jpg Major General, USV
Commands heldMichigan Cavalry Brigade
3rd Cavalry Diveesion
2nt Cavalry Diveesion
7t U.S. Cavalry Regiment
Battles/warsAmerican Ceevil War

American Indian Wars

RelationsThomas Custer, brither
Boston Custer, brither
James Calhoun, brither-in-law
SignaturGeorge Armstrong Custer signature.svg