George Custer Cavalry Charge


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Civil War Harper's Weekly, July 2, 1864

Harper's Weekly newspapers were the primary source of information for people who lived at the time of the War. There were hundreds of thousands of subscribers, and millions of readers. Today, these original documents serve as an important research tool enabling the serious student to gain new insights into the war.

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General Custer Riding Horse

This Civil War Harper's Weekly features a stunning image of General George Armstrong Custer on Horseback in a full Cavalry Charge.  The image is captioned, "General Sherman's Campaign. - The Rebel Assault on Logan's Position in the Battle at Dallas, May 28, 1864 - Sketched by Theodore R. Davis. - [See First Page].




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