Sharon Cunningham
Sat Sep 03, 2022 8:42

I know I'll catch flak for this comment, but CUSTER WAS A PUTZ! He didn't listen to his Indian scouts and got 250+, and himself, wiped out... Arrogant glory-hound!

And don't even get me started on 'blame it on Benteen."

Never mind... it's one of my bitchin' days....

  • Re: BookB.J., Sat Sep 03 2022 5:47
    Many years ago I researched this excellent book and observed that it was at least 90% very accurate. Some of my friends at the Crow Agency in Montana seemed to agree that it was a well written and... more
    • custer — Sharon Cunningham, Sat Sep 03 2022 8:42
      • Re: custerWayne Sanderson, Sat Sep 03 2022 22:56
        In a devil’s advocate defense of of Audey, it’s useful to remember that in addition to Custer, George Washington, U.S. Grant, R.E. Lee, Douglas MacArthur and George S. Patton, while they went down in history... more
        • Everybody has a bad day...sharon Cunningham, Mon Sep 05 2022 11:49
          Unfortunately for this command, this day was Custer at his worst!!! And, Wayne, we aren't talking about the WBTS, as Eddie calls it, we -- or at least I-- am talking about an arrogant mister who was making... more
        • Re: Re: custerWayne Sanderson, Sun Sep 04 2022 15:08
          One really bad decision Custer made was to leave his company of Light (Horse) Artillery behind. At this time cavalry were still composed of roughly the same TO&E as they were in the Civil War. One... more
      • CusterEddie Lanham, Sat Sep 03 2022 14:55
        Sharon! Don't hold back! Get that demon out of your system. Being from deep in Dixie, I probably should highly dislike the young general, but I have to admit he was a fighting machine during the WBTS.... more
      • :-) .... (nm)DL Staley, Sat Sep 03 2022 8:57
        • That Putz CusterSharon Cunningham, Sun Sep 04 2022 8:14
          Y'all are just bring nice to an old Southern woman! I said I'd catch heck, but never thought it'd be so nicely stated.