The Ambitious Life Of General George Custer

He Was A Hard Man To Kill

Considering all of the massive battles and bloody military campaigns that he led, it was a miracle that he lived as long as he did. Not only did he not die, but he also managed to avoid serious injury, despite his daring charges and having eleven horses shot out from under him.

Picture of Custer
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It wasn’t long before the phrase “Custer’s luck” began circulating among the troops. Unfortunately, his supposed luck ran out during his last stand at Little Bighorn.