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Contribution to Book
A Companion to Custer and the Little Bighorn Campaign
Faculty Books and Monographs
  • Brad D. Lookingbill
  • Douglas Seefeldt, Ball State University
  • Jason A Heppler, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Editor: Brad D. Lookingbill

Chapter, A National Monument, co-authored by Jason Heppler, UNO faculty member

  • An accessible and authoritative overview of the scholarship that has shaped our understanding of one of the most iconic battles in the history of the American West
  • Combines contributions from an array of respected scholars, historians, and battlefield scientists
  • Outlines the political and cultural conditions that laid the foundation for the Centennial Campaign and examines how George Armstrong Custer became its figurehead
  • Provides a detailed analysis of the battle maneuverings at Little Bighorn, paying special attention to Indian testimony from the battlefield
  • Concludes with a section examining how the Battle of Little Bighorn has been mythologized and its pervading influence on American culture

Publication Date
Wiley Blackwell

Seefeldt, D., & Heppler, J. A. (2015). A National Monument In B.D. Lookingbill (Ed.), A Companion to Custer and the Little Bighorn Campaign (pp. 462-484). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons.

Citation Information
Brad D. Lookingbill, Douglas Seefeldt and Jason A Heppler. "A Companion to Custer and the Little Bighorn Campaign" Hoboken, New Jersey(2015)
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