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    George Armstrong Custer: Newspaper Accounts of the Massacre. Four newspapers reporting on Little Big Horn and Custer's funeral. A copy of the "Chicago Daily News" for October 10, 1877 has a front page article on Custer's funeral services held at West Point plus another one announcing the surrender of Chief Joseph to General Niles after a five-day battle. The "Morning Oregonian" of July 14, 1876 has various front page reports on Indian affairs, the death of Crazy Horse at Little Big Horn, Indian raids, the mutilation of soldiers' bodies and the raising of funds for a Custer monument. "The Chicago Daily Tribune" for September 13, 1873 devotes two full columns on page two to an expedition against the Indians. "The Luzerne Union" for July 12, 1876 has a story about the Custer massacre on page three.

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