Thursday, June 25, 2009

in happier times: a man and his dog

in an easier, less stressful time, then-lieutenant george armstrong custer reclines with his dog and with other staff members of general fitz-john porter, during the civil war in virginia, the peninsular campaign, may through august, 1862. on this day, june 25, 1876, general custer met his demise at the battle of the little big horn.
by the time he made his stars, custer, as a general, had polished his image.
no word on the fate of his dog.

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