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]
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..