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On the Plains with Custer - Edwin Sabin



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AND NOW AT FULL SPEED PASSING NED ALSO LEANED, INDIAN-WISE.


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TO
THE ARMY WOMEN
MOTHERS, WIVES, AND SWEETHEARTS WHO
WORKED AND SMILED AND WEPT AND PRAYED
WHILE SOLDIERS MARCHED AND FOUGHT.




Foreword

This is a story of Ned Fletcher, and the Seventh Regular Cavalry, United States Army, when upon the Western plains they followed the yellow-haired General Custer. . . . .


EDWIN L. SABIN

CORONADO, CALIFORNIA, June 1, 1913.



Editor's Note: In this version of the book, the chronological events of the life of George Custer has been removed from the front of the book, to the final chapter. It is a valuable reference but does not immediately pertain to the primary story line.


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MAJOR-GENERAL GEORGE A. CUSTER.