Was Custer a general or a colonel?
Custer was a colonel, although during the Civil War he attained the rank of a brevet general. Brevet means a temporary promotion to general. Although Custer kept his brevet rank for a time after the war, it was later taken away from him, and he was a colonel when he died. [If Custer had been a general at Little Big Horn he would have commanded more than one regiment.]
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George Armstrong Custer was killed in the Battle of the LittleBighorn July 25-26, 1876 in Montana. The name of the battle is the L ittle Big Horn , and is alsothe name of the… place it took place. Also Custer and his men were not massacred they went looking for a fight and gotone. It was a military blunder on Custer's behalf he was too overlyconfident that he could defeat the Sioux.
Near the Little Bighorn River in what is now part of the Crow Reservation in southeastern Montana. Custer, more accurately a Lieutenant Colonel at the time, was killed along… with more than 250 of his men, including those at Custer's Last Stand.
General George Custer was an officer in the US Army and a commanderfor the cavalry during both the American Indian Wars and the CivilWar. He died on June 25, 1876 in Little Bi…ghorn, Montana at the ageof 36 when he was attacked by Indians.
George Armstrong Custer was the Boy General of the Civil War. A West Point Cadet when the war began, he was a dashing and flamboyant Major General when the war ended. Revert…ed back to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, he served in the Indian Wars with a checkered record. He was doubtless a man of great personal courage, a poor tactician, and became an American Hero when he lost his command to the Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapahoe at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Yellow Hair, the Golden Boy General died with much of his US 7 th Cavalry on 25 June 1876.
He died at the Battle of Little Big Horn in Montana.
Custer was 36 when he died in battle against the Sioux on June 25,1876. (born December 5, 1839) Though his wartime rank reached Major General, George ArmstrongCuster was a Li…eutenant Colonel and commander of the 7th Cavalrywhen he was killed at the Battle of Little Bighorn.
Because he was trespasing on their teritory with a view to masacring them as the US military had been doing all over the country. The Indians felt it was amatter of kill or …be killed.
General Custer is famous for his last stand where every last man in his army was slain by American Indians at the Battle of Little Bighorn in Montana.
he stuck up for the indians
Custer was a colonel during the Battle of Little Big Horn, as a regiment is normally commanded by a colonel, while a general commands multiple regiments. I think the confusio…n over Custer's rank is because during the Civil War he was promoted to brevet general (sort of a temporary general, promoted in the field). After the war Custer got himself in some trouble and was demoted back to colonel, and he never rose to the rank of general again.
Custer used a .50 calibre sporting version of the Spencer Rifle in the 1867 Kansas Campaign. In about 1872 Custer had a 1866 .50-70 Trapdoor Springfield modified to a sportin…g appearance by reducing the fore-end to half length, and fitting a double set trigger mechanism within a special trigger guard with a long rearward scroll. He is known to have written to Remington congratulating them on their new Rolling Block Rifle after successfully using a .50 deluxe model on a hunt. He owned at least two Remington Rolling Block Sporters, one with a straight-wrist butt and the other a Remington Creedmoor in .44 with a pistol-grip, and a folding tang sight. The Remington Rolling Block .50 is missing from the surviving collection of Custer guns. It is believed that it was captured by Indians at the Little Bighorn.
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The one at which he died was the battle of Little Bighorn.