Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

George Armstrong Custer - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This black and white photograph taken from a tintype shows George Armstrong Custer (1839-1876). The tintype was taken at Edric Eaton Studios, which was located in the 1200 block of Farnum in Omaha, Nebraska. Custer, a United States army cavalry officer, is remembered for commanding the U.S. Seventh Cavalry Regiment into the Battle of the Little Bighorn, on June 25, 1876, in which all of his soldiers and Custer himself were attacked and killed by a coalition of Plains Indians.

Creator: Edric Eaton Studios
Date: January 11, 1872

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 216325
Call Number: B Custer, George *39
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216325

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.