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George A. Custer

Date of Birth:      December 5, 1839
Hometown:         New Rumley, OH
Education:           West Point, 1861
Final Wartime Rank:    Major General
Final Peacetime Rank:  Lieutenant Colonel

Date of Death:    June 25, 1876
Place of Death:   Little Big Horn
Buried At:           Arlington National Cemetery

Major Battles:        First Manassas, Gettysburg, Sheridan's 1864 Shenandoah Campaign, Appomattox Campaign

Interesting Fact(s):    Always a brave fighter, Custer was ambushed, while leading the 7th Cavalry against the Sioux, and Cheyenne, in 1876, at Little Big Horn.

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