The Mystery of E Troop

The Mystery of E Troop The men of Company E rode big gray horses that stood out amidst the confusion during the afternoon of June Twenty eight of these men were found dead in a ravine after the fighting ceased But

  • Title: The Mystery of E Troop
  • Author: Gregory F. Michno
  • ISBN: 9780878423040
  • Page: 347
  • Format: Paperback
  • The men of Company E rode big gray horses that stood out amidst the confusion during the afternoon of June 25, 1876 Twenty eight of these men were found dead in a ravine after the fighting ceased But which ravine Why couldn t the army find their bones only a few years later The answers, finally, are at hand.

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    1. I really love history. I'd say that 80% of my reading is history, followed by 15% "classics" that I should have/didn't get the chance to read in high school. The other 5% belongs to the literary work du jour (though I have two points to add to this: 1. I will never read The Davinci Code and 2. this 5% often overlaps with my 80%, as in the case of Doris Kearns Goodwin and David McCullough). When it comes to the topic, though, I am more of a dabbler. I'll get it in mind to read up on a particular [...]

    2. The primary focus of this book was an attempt to trace troop movements during the Little Bighorn Battle based on eye witness accounts of Indians present and post-battle observations of surviving 7th Cavalry troopers (members of Reno's and Benteen's commands). There are 28 members of Custer's E Troop that remain unaccounted for after several burials, and reburials of the dead at the battlefield. The author submits an hypothesis for where these men most likely perished. What I found interesting wa [...]

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