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Ohio History Connection - Property Files
Description: A statue memorial to George A. Custer. George Armstrong Custer was born in New Rumley, Ohio on December 5, 1839. H spent much of his young life in Monroe, Michigan at the home of his half-sister. In 1858, he was admitted to West Point, where he graduated last in his class. During the Civil Was, he was first assigned as an aid to General George McClellan. He later was give the temporary rank of Brevet Brevadier General, but returning to the rank of Captain after the war. On February 9, 1864, he married Elizabeth Clift Bacon. They had no children. Custer died at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in Little Bighorn, Montana on June 25, 1876. He was initially buried on the battlefield, but his body was later removed to the cemetery at West Point. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06557
Subjects: Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876; Memorials--Ohio; Harrison County (Ohio)
Places: New Rumley (Ohio); Harrison County (Ohio)