ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT REPORTS ON THE ANNIHILATION OF GENERAL GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER AND HIS COMMAND, IN A GROUP OF FOUR ISSUES OF THE PAPER, JULY 6, 7, 8, & 10, 1876. Custer.

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT REPORTS ON THE ANNIHILATION OF GENERAL GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER AND HIS COMMAND, IN A GROUP OF FOUR ISSUES OF THE PAPER, JULY 6, 7, 8, & 10, 1876.

St. Louis, MO: St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 1876. Four issues, New Series, Vol. 2, Nos. 48, 49, 50, and 52. Large format newspaper, 59 x 45 cm., each issue 8 pp. All are very good, crisp copies. Articles describe the June 25, 1876 battle, "thirty or forty miles below Little Horn" in which Gen. Custer, fifteen officers and "every man of five companies [were] killed," a total of over 300 men. The story is told under column headlines: "The Scalping Knife," "The Tomahawk," "Too Brave," and "Scalped Soldiers." Each column adds details including the location near the Little Big Horn River, the discovery of Custer, his two brother and nephew, along with Mr. Read, Cols. Yates and Cooke, and Capt. Smith "all lying in a circle of a few yard, and here one after another of Custer's brave command fell, not a man escaped to tell the tale," the report of Brig. Gen. Alfred Terry about Custer's refusal of assistance both from additional cavalry and from gatling guns, and his decision to split his command. Item #65146

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