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Author Custer, Elizabeth Bacon, 1842-1933.

Title The diary of Elizabeth Bacon Custer : on the plains with General Custer / edited by Nancy Plain ; illustrations and map by Laszlo Kubinyi.

Publication Info. New York : Benchmark Books, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  J973.8 CUSTER    Check Shelf
Description 95 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.
Series In my own words
In my own words (Benchmark Books (Firm))
Contents Introduction -- From Kentucky to Dakota: Trip into the unknown -- Blizzard in April -- Storms, cactus thorns, and rattlesnakes -- Camping among the Sioux: Fool-dog and two bears -- Danger in the cottonwoods -- Separation and reunion -- Fort Abrabam Lincoln, "Home, sweet home" -- Burning of our quarters -- Day of anxiety and terror -- Summer of the black hills expedition -- Capture and escape of rain-in-the-face -- Running Antelope tells of hunger -- Wet spring and the last peaceful summer -- Snowbound: Winter's journey across the plains -- Our life's last chapter -- Epilogue -- Map -- Editor's note -- Glossary -- To learn more about the Custers and the Indian wars -- Index.
Summary Presents the diary of the wife of General George Armstrong Custer, focusing on their life on the Great Plains from 1873 to 1876, when Custer and his Seventh Cavalry were clearing the way for the Northern Pacific Railroad and battling Native Americans.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 88-89) and index.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.3 2.0 88775.
Subject Custer, Elizabeth Bacon, 1842-1933 -- Diaries -- Juvenile literature.
Great Plains -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 -- Juvenile literature.
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th -- Juvenile literature.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 -- Juvenile literature.
Army spouses -- West (U.S.) -- Diaries -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Custer, Elizabeth Bacon, 1842-1933.
Army spouses.
Great Plains -- Description and travel.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876.
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century.
United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895.
Women -- Biography.
Added Author Plain, Nancy.
Kubinyi, Laszlo, 1937- illustrator.
Added Title Diary. Selections
ISBN 0761416471
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