Boston Custer (October 31, 1848 – June 25, 1876) was the youngest brother of U.S. Army General George Armstrong Custer and two-time Medal of Honor recipient Captain Thomas Custer. He was killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn along with his two brothers.

Boston Custer (October 31, 1848 – June 25, 1876) was the youngest brother of U.S. Army General George Armstrong Custer and two-time Medal of Honor recipient Captain Thomas Custer. He was killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn along with his two brothers.

Elizabeth Bacon Custer (April 8, 1842 - April 4, 1933) was the wife of General George Armstrong Custer. After his death, she became an outspoken advocate for her husband's legacy through her popular books and lectures. [Wikipedia]

Elizabeth Bacon Custer (April 8, 1842 - April 4, 1933) was the wife of General George Armstrong Custer. After his death, she became an outspoken advocate for her husband's legacy through her popular books and lectures. [Wikipedia]

Colonel George Custer and his mistress "Major" Annie Jones. Apparently she provided horizontal refreshment for many of the soldiers.

Colonel George Custer and his mistress "Major" Annie Jones. Apparently she provided horizontal refreshment for many of the soldiers.

When 17-year-old Union officer Galusha Pennypacker was brevetted as a major general, he became the youngest person on either side to attain that rank during the Civil War. Born June 1, 1844, he wasn’t even old enough to vote until a few weeks after the war ended.

When 17-year-old Union officer Galusha Pennypacker was brevetted as a major general, he became the youngest person on either side to attain that rank during the Civil War. Born June 1, 1844, he wasn’t even old enough to vote until a few weeks after the war ended.

George Armstrong Custer in short hair. How young he looks. He loved the outdoor life on the far western frontier of the Dakotas and admired the Indians who struggled with the changes being forced upon them..

George Armstrong Custer in short hair. How young he looks. He loved the outdoor life on the far western frontier of the Dakotas and admired the Indians who struggled with the changes being forced upon them..

Lt. James Sturgis, AKA Jack Sturgis, who was killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Lt. James Sturgis, AKA Jack Sturgis, who was killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Pvt. Howard Weaver, Seventh Cavalry trooper, photographed in 1876

Pvt. Howard Weaver, Seventh Cavalry trooper, photographed in 1876

In this photo taken three years after the battle, bones and remains are everywhere.

In this photo taken three years after the battle, bones and remains are everywhere.

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