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    Custer Newspapers: Six Different Papers from Early July, 1876 with Reports on the Little Big Horn Massacre. 1. The New York World, July 12th, with front page feature including Black Hills map: "Custer Killed. Disastrous Defeat.... Slaughter of our Best and Bravest," etc.
    2. The Allegany County Reporter (New York): Page 2 article confirming reports of the massacre.
    3. The Press, Philadelphia, July 7th: Front page article confirming earlier reports: "Custer Sacrificed Himself and his Command by Blundering Hardihood," etc.
    4. The Press, July 12th: Front page article, "Custer's March to Death," with comments from scout Texas Jack.
    5. The Press, July 8th: "Custer's March to Death. The Scene after the Battle. Finding the Dead in the Ravines, Lying as they had fought...," etc.

    All in good condition, but three have small chunks torn out of lower RH corners, not affecting Custer content.


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    October, 2015
    25th Sunday
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