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Custer battle guns

John S. Du Mont

Custer battle guns

by John S. Du Mont

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Published by Old Army Press in Ft. Collins .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Little Bighorn, Battle of the, 1876.,
  • Firearms -- Montana -- Little Bighorn.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John S. du Mont ; with a foreword by James S. Hutchins.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21852613M

    The carbine believed once carried by the man sent by Custer with the famous “come quick” message to bring reinforcements to the Battle of Little Bighorn in is now up for auction (Photo: Morphy)Author: Chris Eger. This is a first edition book by John S. du Mont. Custer Battle Guns. Published by The Old Army Press. This book is 45 years old and it is in very good condition for its age. There is a plastic dust cover over the paper dust cover you can see in picture #4. No library stamps or writing in this book Seller Rating: % positive.

      The Frazier History Museum in Louisville, Kentucky, exhibits a remarkable collection of famous Western firearms. This includes a cased pair of heavily engraved, gold- and silver-plated, elephant-ivory-gripped,caliber Colt Model Navy revolvers believed to be owned by Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer. The soldiers started shooting; it was the first skirmish of the Custer part of the battle, and it did not last very long. The Indians said they did not try to go in close. After some shooting, both bunches of Indians retreated back to the hills, and the soldiers crossed the south end of the ridge.

      Collectors who lost out on the chance to bid for a Custer battle gun have another opportunity—at the James D. Julia Auction this April A Model Colt Single Action Army revolver, serial , is one of three that 7th Cavalry Capt. Frederick W. Benteen reported unserviceable after the battle. “Archaeological Insights into the Custer Battle: An assessment of the Field Season” by Douglas D. Scott and Richard A. Fox, Jr., , page “A Sharps Rifle From the Battle of The Little Bighorn”, by Dick Harmon and Douglas D. Scott, pp. , pictured p. 13, in “Guns at the Little Bighorn: The Weapons of Custer’s Last.


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Custer battle guns book battle guns Hardcover – January 1, by John Sanderson Du Mont (Author)5/5(2). A hard to find book, Custer Battle Guns arrived in less time than anticipated and was in excellent condition, just as the seller described it to be.5/5(2).

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See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ 5/5(2). Custer, Gun, Indian, Little Big Horn One of the best references Custer battle guns book the guns used by the military & the Indians at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Custer battle guns by John Sanderson Du Mont,Phoenix Pub. edition, in English - Rev.

and expanded : One of most interesting sections is a letter from General Edward S. Godfrey. In it he describes the battlefield as seen by him and his associates immediately after the battle. In it, Godfrey provides details of the weapons carried and manner of dress of Custer and others, locations and conditions of the bodies, and other details.

Of all the guns of the Old West that have their history unquestionably documented and “carved in stone,” as the saying goes, the handful or so known to have been used in, and to have survived, the massacre of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer and his troops of the 7th Cavalry near the Little Bighorn River on June 25are so coveted that very rarely are any ever offered for sale nowadays.

For a good number of years there has been much speculation about what was Lt. Col George Armstrong Custer's last gun. As he and most of his command were killed during the Battle of Little Big Horn, everything has to be put together from spotty evidence, innuendo and guesswork.

Here's my Author: Garry James. The Battle of the Little Bighorn—also known as Custer’s Last Stand—was the most ferocious battle of the Sioux Wars. Colonel George Custer and his Author: Annette Mcdermott. Custer's guns were never recovered after the battle.

The Indians most likely took them and god only knows where they went after that. It was reported that several shell casings were under his body and that the soldiers that buried him took them as souvineirs. /11 The Little Big Horn Reconsidered Custer's Footprint on the Great Plains - Duration: Bismarck State Coll views.

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George Armstrong Custer (December 5, – J ) was a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the American Indian Wars. Custer graduated from West Point in at the bottom of his class, but as the Civil War was just starting, trained officers were in immediate demand.

He worked closely with General McClellan and the future General Buried: Initially on the battlefield;, Later reinterred in. CUSTER BATTLE GUNS by Du Mont, John Sanderson. Canaan, NH: Phoenix Pub, Book.

Near Fine. Hardcover. Revised Edition. Revised and Expanded Edition ltd to 1, Big Year for Custer Guns Roughly three quarter of a million dollars earned on three Custer-era firearms. February 8, Meghan Saar Hammering down at James D.

Julia for $, this Colt (serial ) has been positively proven to be used by Custer’s men at the famous Battle of the Little Big Horn.

I previously reviewed a book on archaeological study of the Little Bighorn battlefield, which did an excellent and very insightful job of tracing the battle through tangible artifacts, including forensic tracing of different individual weapons across the field.I recently picked up another book on the battle (Little Bighorn to the Americans; Greasy Grass to the Sioux and Cheyenne).

In Custer's book My Life on the Plains, published two years before the Battle of the Little Bighorn, he asserted: Indians contemplating a battle, either offensive or defensive, are always anxious to have their women and children removed from all danger. At Custer’s Last Stand, in Junethe U.S.

Army was outnumbered and overwhelmed by Native American warriors, along the banks of the Little Bighorn River. By the end of the battle. Archeological Insights into the Custer Battle cites John S.

DuMont’s Custer Battle Guns (Fort Collins, Colorado: Old Army Press, ) as its source for Henry’s findings. The archeologists arriving in found nine metal arrowheads on the battlefield. A hard to find book, Custer Battle Guns arrived in less time than anticipated and was in excellent condition, just as the seller described it to be.

One person found this helpful Helpful5/5. Crazy Facts You Never Knew About Custer’s Last Stand Ranging from George Custer's Buckskins to Tom Custer’s battlefield book. C. Lee Noyes Edgar S. Paxson spent his 20 years of research wisely, as his Custer is lance-free in his oil Custer’s Last Stand.Custer battle guns.

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