They Died With Custer: Soldiers’ Bones from the Battle

They Died With Custer: Soldiers’ Bones from the Battle


10 thoughts on “They Died With Custer: Soldiers’ Bones from the Battle of the Little Bighorn

  1. Anthony Whitt Anthony Whitt says:

    This is s good read for folks that are devoted to reading about the mystery of Custer s last battle The author does a great job of clearing some of the fog surrounding one of the most covered battles in history.


  2. Larry Larry says:

    They Died With Custer isn t a history of the 1876 campaign, it s a forensic study of the skeletal remains retrieved from the battleground Given that the retrieved remains amount to nothan 2.4% of the total possible, the findings are interesting but tentative It s pretty clear that soldiers were significantly smaller and significantly less well nourished than soldiers are today As Scott concludes, Many had bad teeth, bad backs, poor nutrition, and the telltale marks of their violent d They Died With Custer isn t a history of the 1876 campaign, it s a forensic study of the skeletal remains retrieved from the battleground Given that the retrieved remains amount to nothan 2.4% of the total possible, the findings are interesting but tentative It s pretty clear that soldiers were significantly smaller and significantly less well nourished than soldiers are today As Scott concludes, Many had bad teeth, bad backs, poor nutrition, and the telltale marks of their violent deaths were all too evident 349 They lived a rough life and their lives ended badly And needlessly, though that issue isn t addressed


  3. Katherine Addison Katherine Addison says:

    This is a book about bones Specifically, the bones of the men who died at the Little Bighorn in 1876 The authors, an archaeologist and two forensic scientists, are able to deduce quite a lot from the bones recovered during archaeologist excavations or discovered randomly on the battlefield They identify five men the identifications ranging from well, it s a good guess to 99.9% certainty , and they can tell a great deal about the troopers as a group chronic lower back problems from horseba This is a book about bones Specifically, the bones of the men who died at the Little Bighorn in 1876 The authors, an archaeologist and two forensic scientists, are able to deduce quite a lot from the bones recovered during archaeologist excavations or discovered randomly on the battlefield They identify five men the identifications ranging from well, it s a good guess to 99.9% certainty , and they can tell a great deal about the troopers as a group chronic lower back problems from horseback riding, terrible teeth, a variety of healed injuries that probably had to do with horses One of the archaeological studies quoted referred to large mammal accidents, which I find charming This book is full of tables and graphs and statistics and is drier than its punchy title would suggest I found it fascinating, butfair warning


  4. Jeremy Jeremy says:

    Great technical findings about the men that died at the Little Bighorn on June 25, 1876.


  5. Fredrick Danysh Fredrick Danysh says:

    Another version of the Battle of the Little Bighorn where George Armstrong Custer was defeated Presents mainly the army side of the story.


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They Died With Custer: Soldiers’ Bones from the Battle of the Little Bighorn [PDF / Epub] ☀ They Died With Custer: Soldiers’ Bones from the Battle of the Little Bighorn By Douglas D. Scott – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk Dead men tell no tales, and the soldiers who rode and died with George Armstrong Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn have been silent statistics for than a hundred years By blending historical Dead men tell no tales, With Custer: PDF/EPUB ¶ and the soldiers who rode and died with George Armstrong Custer at the Battle of the They Died PDF/EPUB ² Little Bighorn have been silent statistics for than a hundred years By blending historical sources, archaeological evidence, and painstaking analysis of the Died With Custer: PDF/EPUB ã skeletal remains, Douglas D Scott, P Willey, and Melissa A Connor reconstruct biographies of many of the individual soldiers, identifying age, height, possible race, state of health, and the specific way each died They also link reactions to the battle over the years to shifts in American views regarding the appropriate treatment of the dead.

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  • Paperback
  • 416 pages
  • They Died With Custer: Soldiers’ Bones from the Battle of the Little Bighorn
  • Douglas D. Scott
  • English
  • 28 October 2019
  • 0806135077