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The General Custer's March to Death Historic Newspaper features a newspaper reprint in its original format from July 1876. This item is actually two 8-page issues of The Press newspaper of Philadelphia, dated July 8 and 10, 1876 that are sold together. The set is sent to you in a in a crystal-clear, acid-free sleeve to protect your keepsake. The general Custer's March to Death Historic Newspaper covers the remarkable stories of Custer's last stand, and gives an amazing view on how these events were perceived at the time they happened.
The Battle of the Little Bighorn has become known as "Custer's Last Stand." Custer's troops were cut down and largely out-numbered by the coalition of Native American tribes and the killed soldiers were stripped of their weapons and ammunition. This action, lead to the fire power decrease of the cavalry and resulting increase of the Native American Coalition. The final stand, that Custer and the survivors made, was shooting their remaining ammunition from behind the breastworks they created. The Natives did not stop, and closed in for their final blow. They attacked once more and killed every man in Custer's command.
The General Custer's March to Death Historic Newspaper reprint is a great gift with tremendous historical and educational value.
This is a full sized newspaper- dimensions are 22 3/4" x 15".