The tragedy of Little Bighorn
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The tragedy of Little Bighorn by Warren J. Halliburton

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English


  • Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876,
  • Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Indians of North America -- Juvenile literature,
  • Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876,
  • Indians of North America

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Describes the impact of the westward migration of the white settlers on the Indians of the Great Plains which culminated in the massacre of Custer and his men in the battle at Little Big Horn in 1876.

Edition Notes

StatementWarren J. Halliburton.
SeriesA First book
LC ClassificationsE83.876 .H28 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2052526M
ISBN 100531106853
LC Control Number88030340

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This book, though slightly dated, gives a great overview of the Battle of the Little Bighorn and the events leading up to the battle. It contains tremendous detail in retelling the Montana Column's taking the field and watching the Yellowstone River to make sure that the so-called "hostiles" did not slip past them before the Crook & Terry/Custer columns could take the field/5(2). A new look at an old battle “Death at the Little Bighorn: A New Look at Custer - His Tactics and the Tragic Decisions Made at the Last Stand” by Dr. Philip Thomas Tucker provides a fresh view of this iconic battle by hitting a few points and perspectives that I haven’t observed before in other literary works on the subject. Dr. Tucker covers the overview of the battle itself and all of /5. The Tragedy at Little Bighorn (First Book) by Warren J. Halliburton, July , Franklin Watts Ltd edition, Hardcover. The Tragedy of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. It was a clash of cultures that lives on in legends and in history books – the tragic and bloody Battle of the Little Bighorn took place in .

Now in Little Bighorn he's turned his superb storytelling talents to the epic story of Custer and the Little Bighorn. I read the last hundred pages in one page-turning and finger-burning frenzy, then put the book down and reluctantly returned to our modern world, sorry there wasn't more to read."Reviews: Death at the Little Bighorn: A New Look at Custer, His Tactics, and the Tragic Decisions Made at the Last Stand by Phillip Thomas Tucker | out of 5 stars After reading the book, I rented the movie Little Big Man. If you really want a deep dive into the Little Bighorn, read Nathaniel Philbrick's book, watch Little Big Man and the documentary American Experience: Last Stand at Little Big Horn. Then get yourself to Montana and take the drive by audio tour of the Little s:   The Battle of the Little Bighorn, also called Custer’s Last Stand, marked the most decisive Native American victory and the worst U.S. Army .

Battle of the Little Bighorn, battle at the Little Bighorn River in Montana Territory on J , between U.S. federal troops led by Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer and Northern Plains Indians (Lakota and Northern Cheyenne) led by Sitting Bull. Custer and all the men under his immediate command were slain. Buy a cheap copy of The Tragedy of Little Bighorn (First book by Warren Halliburton. Free shipping over $   At Custer’s Last Stand, in June , the U.S. Army was outnumbered and overwhelmed by Native American warriors, along the banks of the Little Bighorn . James Donovan is the author of the bestselling books The Blood of Heroes: The Day Struggle for the Alamo–and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation and A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn-the Last Great Battle of the American lives in Dallas, Texas/5(1).