The images supplied on our listings are intended as a guide only. . The book is very interesting and difficult to set down once you have started reading it. What makes the book particularly interesting, however, is that it paints Custer's wife Libby as the driving force behind the political aspirations of a little boy seeking his mother's approval. Here is what to do: While we aim to deliver your order in the time frame specified, transit delays outside of our control can occur. Very few figures in American History have been as polarizing as George Armstrong Custer. It also shows how the government and the military viewed Native Americans during that time, and forgive my two cents not that much has changed, sadly.
In Jones's what-if story, Custer suffered a serious head wound at the Little Bighorn, but was left for dead by the scavenging old women of the Sioux and then found by scouts from Brigadier General Alfred Terry's relief column. He giv For Custerites this is a great read,What if Custer survived and stood Trial. The court-martial characters become real people vividly recounting the engagement with the Indians. Explanation of what you received vs what you expected to receive. Items must be mailed within 5 business days of date return approval and label sent.
Can I update my shipping address after I place an order? The cast is boffo box office: besides the veteran upstager Boy General actually only a breveted rank—he's now a lieutenant colonel, and don't think there isn't a lot of diddling over this distinction! Custer, why did you dare the hand of fate? Custer of Big Horn 1926 - with John Beck as Custer. For items shipped outside the U. Many prominent Civil War officers figure in the book. Cavalry to enforce orders given to him. Please do not expect anything beyond what is stated in our listings. This was the 1867 treaty that unsuccessfully attempted to restrict the Plains Indians to reservations. Grant ordered a general court-martial to try Custer at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in September.
Parsons Prosecutor: Captain Robert Chandler, Judge Advocate Presiding Officer: William Hoffman Court: Benjamin Grierson, Pitcain Morrison, Michael Morgan, Franklin Callender, Thomas English, Henry Asbury, Stephen Lyford Place: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Date of Trial: September 15-October 11, 1867 Verdict: Guilty of five of the 11 charges and specifications. The film depicts Custer as a bastion of tolerance whose efforts to secure fair treatment for the Indians leads to several confrontations with corrupt government officials. All items must be returned to us in the same condition as they were received. The artist is the author. Hancock to take charge of a campaign to commence in the spring of 1867. But any civil war buff, or true fan of historical speculation, will still find the limited realization of this 'very interesting idea engaging.
Blending fact and fiction, the novel portrays what might have happened at that trial. Will be a good Reading copy. United States Return requests must be within 30 days of receipt of the item. Of course, the results were disastrous. It is reputed to still be in some bars today. Contact Us with your Feedback! Plus for security, your credit card information is never shared with us or any 3rd parties.
Douglas Jones was a military man, a historian and journalist. As Jones writes in his preface, ''This is a fantasy which needs no apology, for who among us has not been intrigued by the alternatives history never reveals? Custer's Seventh Cavalry was assigned a major role. We believe in providing our customers with an ultra-speedy service. If you do not receive your order in the time frame specified here, please contact us and we will do our best to resolve the issue as soon as possible. It is an engrossing read and the ending may take the reader by surprise. He was a talented artist whose sketches appear in the first editions of several of his other books. Then we will provide you with either a return label or specific instructions for mailing the item back.
There is political and military intrigue aplenty as the court-martial convenes. Indict your own 20thcentury American. To ensure this is achieved, all of our systems are fully automated so orders are transferred for processing within minutes. As a result, he is elected president and provokes a war with. Any unauthorized returns will not be accepted. If a military commander must second-guess whether or not his actions might come under scrutiny of legal action, it could seriously compromise his effectiveness in the field. Although the court-martial takes place on Governor's Island, in New York City's harbor, the 260 men killed at the Little Bighorn are with us throughout the book.
This time a witness stand, surrounded by, or imbedded in, historical data as precise and dry as any school text. Will be a good Reading copy. He placed Custer on trial for the Battle of Little Bighorn. General Schofield, president of the court, uses a billiard ball as gavel and thinks we should acquire Pearl Harbor as a naval base. Stuart's elan and bravado, and he became a seasoned frontier warrior and nemesis of the Sioux after the Civil War. Can you tell me more about a particular item? Editor's note: This article was originally published in The Charger in 1999. Meaning that we did not take the picture.
Sherman, Commanding General of the Army, has little difficulty in convincing outgoing President Ulysses S. This is an important contribution to the genre of alternative history, well-written and insightful. Suspense increases right up to the verdict. Gardiner prepares to prosecute the Civil War hero, who narrowly escaped the Sioux warriors' wrath. Despite failing many times, he brings about the war's first breakthrough using tanks.