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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

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

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