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 Boston Custer

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Boston Custer Famous memorial

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

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.

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 ID: 7147125
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7147125/boston-custer: accessed ), memorial page for Boston Custer (31 Oct 1848–25 Jun 1876), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7147125, citing Woodland Cemetery, Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.