Themes with George Armstrong Custer

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1839/12/05 George Armstrong Custer is born in New Rumley, Ohio, the son of Marie Ward Kirkpatrick and Emanuel Henry Custer. The site is near the Custer Monument located on Rumley Rd E (SR 646) at Chrisman Road New Rumley. Custer Monument, New Rumley New Rumley, OH George Armstrong Custer's Birthday
1861/06/00 After 34 members of West Point's class of 1862 petitioned the school's administration to graduate a year early, the school escalated and compress their last year to less than two months. George Custer graduates last in this class of 1862. Education US Military Academy, West Point West Point, NY
1861/07/21 Union cavalry commander at the First Battle of Bull Run, known as 'The Boy General' Union Commander Manassas National Battlefield Park Manassas First Battle of Bull Run
1863/06/17 Pleasonton dispatches his aide, Capt George Custer, to lead the 1st Maine Cavalry into position to support Randol's battery, likely deployed near the current intersection of the modern Snickersville Turnpike and Aldie Road (the old turnpike). Union Captain Aldie Virginia Battle of Aldie
1864/05/09 George Custer destroys 2 rebel trains and 1.5 million rations, frees 375 Union soldiers General Lee had captured at the Wilderness Union commander Beaverdam Depot Beaverdam Battle of the Wilderness
1865/03/00 Union Headquarters during Union raid of Scottsville. Union commander Cliffside Scottsville Union Raid of Scottsville
1865/04/08 George Custer's Union cavalry captures a Confederate supply train, artillery and blocks Robert E Lee's retreat Union commander Appomattox Historic District Appomattox Battles of Appomattox Station and Court House
1866/00/00 George and Elizabeth Custer visit the Missouri Botanical Gardens Visitor Missouri Botanical Gardens City of St Louis
1866/12/00 Lt Colonel George A Custer arrives to take command of the 7th Cavalry. The Custer family live at Quarters 21A which has been extensively renovated. Military Main Post Area, Fort Riley Fort Riley
1868/11/00 Ben Clark leads 7th Calvery out of Camp Supply to the Washita River Cavalry Commander Fort Supply Historic District Fort Supply Battle of the Washita
1871/00/00 Guests at Hill House, General George Armstrong Custer and his wife Elizabeth Custer. Slept here The Brown-Pusey House Elizabethtown
1872/04/09 Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument is dedicated to Michigan's sailors and soldiers killed in the Civil War. Attending the dedication were Generals George Armstrong Custer, Philip Sheridan, Thomas J Wood and John Cook. Dignitary Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument Detroit
1873/00/00 George Custer posted to Fort Abraham Lincoln 1873-1876 Military posting Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, ND North Dakota
1874/07/02 Black Hills Expedition leaves Fort Abraham Lincoln to explore the Black Hills. US Cavalry Commander Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, ND North Dakota Black Hills Expedition of 1874
1874/07/31 Custer, William Ludlow and scientist climb Harney Peak US Cavalry Commander Harney Peak South Dakota Black Hills Expedition of 1874
1874/08/01 George Custer carves his initials US Cavalry Commander Custer Initials Site (39CU861) Custer Black Hills Expedition of 1874
1874/08/06 Expedition camps 5 nights, it is the expedition's longest stay and is known as Permanent Camp, August 1 to 6 US Cavalry Commander General Custer's French Creek Campsite Custer Black Hills Expedition of 1874
1874/08/15 Custer sends a messenger from Golden Valley to Ft Laramie, confirming gold in the Black Hills US Cavalry Commander Fort Laramie National Historic Site Fort Laramie Black Hills Expedition of 1874
1874/08/15 Custer sends a messenger from Golden Valley to Ft Laramie, confirming gold in the Black Hills US Cavalry Commander General Custer's French Creek Campsite Custer Black Hills Expedition of 1874
1876/00/00 Plains Indian War US Cavalry Commander Custer Military Trail Historic Archeological District Medora
1876/05/17 Custer leads US Calvary troops from Fort Lincoln headed to Little Bighorn US Cavalry Commander Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, ND North Dakota Custer's Centennial Campaign
1876/05/28 George Custer's 7th Cavalry Regiment camp enroute to Little Bighorn US Cavalry Commander Initial Rock Medora Custer's Centennial Campaign
1876/06/25 George Custer dies at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Died Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument Crow Agency Battle of the Little Bighorn
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