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The Court-Martial of George Armstrong Custer

A Novel

by Douglas C. Jones

  • 147 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by IBooks, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • American Historical Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Alternative History,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Alternative History,
  • 1839-1876,
  • 1860-1890,
  • Courts-martial and courts of inquiry,
  • Custer, George Armstrong,,
  • History,
  • West (U.S.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9536717M
    ISBN 10159687354X
    ISBN 109781596873544
    OCLC/WorldCa62715184


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