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 Maj. General George Armstrong Custer Memorial Fact

     

FACT-- AT THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

      

       On June 29, 1863 Custer was commissioned to brigadier general of volunteers and assigned to command a brigade in Kilpatrick’s division. While in this position he led his men in the Battle of Gettysburg where he assisted in preventing J.E.B. Stuart from attacking the Union rear.

 

 

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