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Custer"s best

French L. MacLean

Custer"s best

the story of Company M, 7th Cavalry at the Little Bighorn

by French L. MacLean

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Published by Schiffer Military History in Atglen, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th. Company M.,
  • Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-236) and index.

    StatementColonel French L. MacLean
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE83.876 .M23 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 pages :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25104494M
    ISBN 109780764337574
    LC Control Number2011922742

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