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Custer"s luck.

Edgar Irving Stewart

Custer"s luck.

by Edgar Irving Stewart

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Custer, George Armstrong, -- 1839-1876,
  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895,
  • Dakota Indians -- Wars, 1876

  • Edition Notes

    First published 1955.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination522 p.
    Number of Pages522
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13575806M
    OCLC/WorldCa15627599

    CUSTER'S LUCK By Edgar I. Stewart Univ. of Okla. Press , First Edition. Photos, 2 Fold-Out Maps, Index, pages. V.G.+/V.G. d.j. Story of The Battle of the Little Big Horn, and Custer's Last Stand reconstructed in this account largely on Indian eyewitness testimony, climaxed the long developing tragedy and provided aSeller Rating: % positive. Custer's luck.. [Edgar I Stewart] -- Chronicles the Battle of the Little Big Horn and the factors influencing it, including the unrest in the Plains tribes, Custer's animosity with other military leaders, the U.S. government's policies.

    Four scenarios re-create the U.S. Army’s ill-fated campaign against the Sioux and their allies. One to three players (all scenarios play solitaire) direct the various army commands: Crook’s, Terry’s/Gibbon’s and, of course Custer’s. The Indians move on the results of a double-dice roll against a wander table/10(44). Books shelved as custer-and-the-little-big-horn: Custer Survivor: The End of a Myth, the Beginning of a Legend by John Koster, Custer Myth by W.A. Graham.

    Custer's Luck by Edgar I Stewart starting at $ Custer's Luck has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Bruce Liddic of Syracuse, N.Y., who published a book about Custer’s burial, said there’s a slim chance “that out of pure dumb luck they got the right body, but I doubt it.” Advertisement.


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Edgar I. Stewart, who provided an illuminating introduction and notes, was a distinguished Western historian, perhaps best known for his incomparable account of the events leading to the Custer disaster -Custer's Luck, also published by the University of Oklahoma by: 8.

The main thrust of "Custer's Luck" is therefore going to be what happens to the destiny of America with Custer in the White House. If you have a reasonable grasp of American history--and there is no reason to be reading these types of books if you do not--then half the fun is recognizing where and when the authors are lifting ideas and events/5(5).

If you are going to read one book about the time of the Custer battle at the Little Big Horn river this is the book. It covers all aspects of the time leading up to the battle, with narrative from other books that have been written/5(12).

Custer's Luck book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is undoubtedly a remarkable book on a period of American history /5. CUSTER'S LUCK.

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Story time just got better with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers editorially hand-picked Manufacturer: U. Of Ok. Edgar I. Stewart, who provided an illuminating introduction and notes, was a distinguished Western historian, perhaps best known for his incomparable account of the events leading to the Custer disaster -Custer's Luck, also published by the University of Oklahoma s: 2.

If you are going to read one book about the time of the Custer battle at the Little Big Horn river this is the book. It covers all aspects of the time leading up to the battle, with narrative from other books that have been written/5(15).

The book is the record not only of the dashing Seventh Cavalry and its leader but also of the Grant-Custer feud, Sitting Bull, the Belknap scandal, Rain-in-the-Face, the battle strategy of the 5/5(1). The Custer Luck resulted in him becoming His death on that fateful day in is well-known; less known is the life he led for the 36 years before that.

Stiles has written a captivating account of this complicated and contradictory man/5. If you are going to read one book about the time of the Custer battle at the Little Big Horn river this is the book.

It covers all aspects of the time leading up to the battle, with narrative from other books that have been written/5(9). Custer's Luck book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Nearly everyone knows that Custer died at the Battle of the Little Big /5.

This is undoubtedly a remarkable book on a period of American history about which much has been written - the period of the Indian wars in the Northwest, from the close of the Civil War until the Custer disaster on the Little Big Horn. It presents in graphic detail and on a vast canvas the great events and the small which reached a decisive.

Custer's luck by Stewart, Edgar Irving Dust jacket in good condition. First edition, second printing. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. attractive bookplate pasted inside cover.

Unclipped price on flap. DJ Seller Rating: % positive. So Custer’s luck races Red Elk’s oath, and the devil take the hindmost. Skimin is an experienced hand at the “might have been” (Apache Autumn,etc.), and backstopped by researcher Moody, he gives us a plausible Custer, flawed, flamboyant, and thoroughly entertaining.

The book is the record not only of the dashing Seventh Cavalry and its leader but also of the Grant-Custer feud, Sitting Bull, the Belknap scandal, Rain-in-the-Face, the battle strategy of the Indians, and Custer's military rivals.

STEWART, Edgar I. Custer's Luck. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, []. 1st ed. Illus. maps. xvi, pp. Fine in orig. cloth, worn d/j.

"Unquestionably the best book on the events which led up to the battle of the Little Big Horn and the battle itself. This will be regarded as a classic of western literature."--Luther High Spot Buy Custer's Luck New edition by Edgar I. Stewart (author) (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9). I haven't read Philbrick's book, but his Mayflower was excellent.

He writes well and does his research. Donovan's work is highly regarded. Older works of note include Edgar Stewart"s Custer's Luck (), and a young, long-haired hippy at the time. Custer's Luck by Stewart, Edgar I. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Custer's Luck by Stewart, Edgar I - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Custer's luck. [Robert Skimin; William E Moody] -- Skimin's imagined historical novel expands Custer's "luck" to when Gen. George Armstrong Custer becomes President of the United States and establishes the Great American Empire.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Custer’s Trials by T.J. Stiles. Custer’s Trials is a biographical account of the life of General George Armstrong Custer, written by T.J. Stiles. The book received wide critical acclaim upon publication and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History.Custer's Luck.

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (), First Edition. large octavo, tan cloth in pictorial dust jacket. xvi, ()pp. University of Oklahoma Press, Item # Very slight shelf wear to corners, with a touch of wear to top and bottom of spine of jacket. Jacket not price clipped.

A .This book is 55 years old now but is still a classic in particular providing a thorough history of the factors that lead the Lakota conflict that reached back to Red Cloud's War, the economic political reasons for the taking of the Black Hills, the Belknap Affair that consumed Custer and the later third of the book /5(9).