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More on the Custer Massacre, plus Sitting Bull's autobiography...
Item # 662741
July 12, 1876
NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1876
* Custer Massacre - Indians
* George Armstrong Custer
* Battle of Little Bighorn
* Chief Sitting Bull autobiography
Almost the entirety of pg. 3 is taken up with events concerning the Custer Massacre, with first column heads including: "CROOK AND CUSTER" "Reported Disaster to General Crook Not Confirmed" "The American Press On The Gallant Dead" "North & South Mourn the Loss of the Dashing Cavalrymen" "The Adjutant of the Seventh Cavalry" with some subheads including: "Major Reno's Disobedience" "Latest From the Black Hills" "A Montana Account of Crook's Defeat" and more.
This page also includes a nice report headed: "SITTING BULL" "Autobiography of the Napoleon of the Sioux" "A Singular History of Savage Life" "The Warrior's Sketches of Some of His Own Exploits" which includes 20 illustrations done by Sitting Bull. A wealth of fine reading.
Complete in 12 pages, very nice condition.
Category: The Old West