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Knowing very little about George Armstrong Custer, this was a very interesting read. Plus, I am glad I was able to read about his brothers and other relatives as well, as I didn't realize how many Custers were killed at the Little Big Horn. I am glad I read the "family" biography instead of one that focused solely on "the General."
First off, my MIL's maiden name was Custer, so draw your own conclusions about her family genealogy. Unfortunately, she doesn't know very much about her own family history, only bits and pieces, fragments of a few stories passed down from her grandfather. I gave this to her for Christmas, and she was thrilled. She is looking forward to reading this and then passing it along to her sister.
Unlike most of the material written around Custer, this gave a much wider view of the man. I would recommend this to anyone who has more than a passing interest in the man and the events in which he was a part.
I have a clearer view of the Custer family linage. This book filled in the gaps of missing information about the family line, Well researched and very well written. I highly recommend this to anyone interested.