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A photograph of George Armstrong and Elizabeth Bacon Custer taken in Huntington, Texas. In June 1865, General Philip Sheridan put Custer in command of the 2d Division of Cavalry, Military Division of the Southwest. Accompanied by his wife, he led the division to Texas. In October he moved his men to Austin, when he became Chief of Cavalry for the Department of Texas. Custer's division was mustered out beginning in November 1865, replaced by the regulars of the U.S. 6th Cavalry Regiment.

Date: 1865

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Item Number: 223318
Call Number: B Custer, George *10
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 223318

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