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 Boston Custer

Boston Custer

Birth
New Rumley, Harrison County, Ohio, USA
Death 25 Jun 1876 (aged 27)
Little Big Horn Battle Site, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Burial Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan, USA
Plot Custer Family Plot
Memorial ID 7147125 · View Source
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Younger brother of General George Armstrong Custer and Captain Thomas Custer of the 7th U.S. Cavalry. Participated with his brothers in the Little Big Horn Campaign as a civilian packer. On June 25, 1876 left the pack train to join his brother's battalion of the 7th Cavalry and perished with his brothers George and Thomas, nephew Harry "Autie" Reed and brother-in-law Lt. James C. Calhoun.

Bio by: Steve Dunn


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Steve Dunn
  • Added: 4 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7147125
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Boston Custer (31 Oct 1848–25 Jun 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7147125, citing Woodland Cemetery, Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .