Competing authors writing about Custer

For a book about Little Big Horn survivor Peter Thompson, we searched the papers of General Edward S. Godfrey, a Lieutenant under Custer’s command. Thompson’s account of the battle he published in 1914 touched off a controversy and a flurry of competing books to set the records straight as to the famous battle.

Facility: Library of Congress

Result: 142 images diaries, documents, letters, photos & clippings

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