Suppose that George Armstrong Custer did t die at the Battle of Little Bighorn. Suppose that, instead, he was found close to death at the scene of the defeat and was brought to trial for his actions. With a masterful blend of fact and fiction, The Court-Martial of George Armstrong Custer tells us what might have happened at that trial as it brings to life the most exciting period in the history of the American West.
Douglas C. Jones served in the U.S. Army until his retirement in 1968. He has taught at the University of Wisconsin.