Definition of General Custer

1. Noun. United States general who was killed along with all his command by the Sioux at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1839-1876).

Exact synonyms: Custer, George Armstrong Custer
Generic synonyms: Full General, General



General Custer Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: General Custer Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of General Custer

Gempylus serpens
Gemütlichkeit
Gen
Gen-Xer
Gen.
GenAm
Gena
Gene
Gene Kelly
Gene Sarazen
Gene Tunney
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
General American
General Baptist
General Charles de Gaulle
General Custer (current term)
General Packet Radio Service
General Responsibility Assignment Software Patterns
General Responsibility Assignment Software Principles
General Security Services
General Services Administration
General Tso's chicken
General de Gaulle
Generation X
Generation Y
Generation Z
Generica
Genesis
Genetta
Genetta genetta

Literary usage of General Custer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"Brigadier- General Custer moved out promptly and drove the enemy back across tho creek and held that line. When the attack commenced, Brigadier- General ..."

2. The Boy General: Story of the Life of Major-General George A. Custer, as by Elizabeth Bacon Custer (1901)
"A monument of granite in the form of an obelisk marks the field where General Custer fell. It overlooks the entire country occupied L ..."

3. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1892)
"He did *ay, however, " I informed General Custer I would take the supply steamer up the Yellowstone to ferry General Gibbon's column over the river, ..."

4. Our Indian Wards by George Washington Manypenny (1880)
"MOVEMENTS OP General Custer.—His SURPRISE AND DESTRUCTION OF BLACK KETTLE'S VILLAGE, CALLED BY THE MILITARY " THE BATTLE OF THE WASHITA. ..."

5. The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries (1915)
"He was to say to Lee from General Custer, "I am not in sole command on this field." Why, then did Custer attempt to usurp the authority of Generals Merritt ..."

6. Ohio in the War: Her Statesmen, Her Generals, and Soldiers by Whitelaw Reid (1868)
"His color-bearer was killed, and the battle flag was only saved from capture by General Custer himself tearing it from the standard and concealing it around ..."

Other Resources Relating to: General Custer

Search for General Custer on Dictionary.com!Search for General Custer on Thesaurus.com!Search for General Custer on Google!Search for General Custer on Wikipedia!

Search