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George Armstrong Custer

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Army of the Potomac

Definition: cavalry commander who served in the Army of the Potomac for most of the principal battles and later in the Shenandoah Valley brigade. Best known for the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876.

Related Resources:
The Civil War
The Civil War was one of the most devastating events in American History. Read about the causes, see the heroes, and share the horror. Start here.

Elsewhere on the Web:
George Armstrong Custer Biography
Read all about the life of the flamboyant cavalryman.

Lots More on Custer
Site has detailed biography, lots of links, and primary sources.

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