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Custer- The Myth in Books (6) [148989]

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Custer- The Myth in Books (6)  [148989]
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There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry. I A quote by George Armstrong Custer (1876). Thus starts the Custer myth that lives to this day. Most people think that there were no survivors of the Battle at the Little Big Horn. Truth is that most of the Sioux and Cheyenne Nations survived. The official record of events from the Court of Inquiry of 1879 was not revealed until 1951. This lot includes six books. 1) The Custer Myth by Col. W. A. Graham 1953, hardcover, damaged DJ, blue, green fabric cover, 379 pp., 7 1/2 in. X 10 1/2 in. Self described as the source book to end source books on Custer. (The author's mother was a childhood playmate of Libbie Custer) 2) Custer Country by Ralph Scudder, 1963, hardcover, 9 in. X 11 1/2 in. 58 pp. like new condition, maps and well illustrated. 3) Faint the Trumpet Sounds by John U. Terrell and Col. George Walton, 1966, hardcover, DJ with small tear on the back, 310 pp., limited photos and illustrated. 4) Custer's Last Stand The Anatomy of an American Myth by Brian W. Dippie, 1976, paperback, 180 pp. 6 in. X 9 in. minor wear, 13 painting illustrations, 7 movie stills, 2 broadsides. 5. The Custer Story by Marguerite Merington, 1950, 329 pp. well illustrated, incredible photos 1874, 5 in. X 8 in. A collection of personal letters between Autie and Libby Custer organized by the widow. 6. The Story of General Custer by Margaret Leighton 1954, 179 pp., 51/2 in. X 8 in. Large print, broken binding, intact, rounded corners. State: City: Date: Provenance: Stuart Mackenzie Montana Ephemera Collection