The Great Plains Guide to Custer is the first historical travel guide to 85 sites visited by George Custer in his decade west of the Mississippi. You’ll find not only directions to the battlefields and forts at which Custer served, you’ll also find locations where he met with Buffalo Bill Cody, the Grand Duke Alexis of Russia, and William Tecumseh Sherman. You’ll also learn of the personal conflicts Custer had on the plains, with commanders, fellow officers and even a buffalo.
242 pages, 150 images, four maps.
—Robert M. Utley, author of Cavalier in Buckskin: George Armstrong Custer and the Western Military Frontier
“This is an excellent resource on the subject, and Barnes is the perfect guide: smart, lively, knowledgeable... full of fascinating facts that you won't find anywhere else. Highly recommended."
—James Donovan, author of A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn—the Last Great Battle of the American West
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Fort Abraham Lincoln
Fort D. A. Russell
Fort Fred Steele
Fort Phil Kearny