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The Coffee House Philosopher: Faint voices from beyond the Little Bighorn – Part 2


February 16, 2020

After decades had passed, Indian accounts of the Little Bighorn battle began to be accepted when they added to or confirmed specific events that had been previously described by reputable sources. However early eastern newspaper reports of the Little Bighorn massacre had been written in considerable haste before many hard facts had been established.

Custer was a graduate of West Point, and had been a rock star of Union cavalry forces during the Civil War. His boldness and timely actions had been key to numerous Union victories. In fact, the claim could be made that at a critical time in th...

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