Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors - Study Guide Chapters 15-17 Summary & Analysis

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A new era is ushered in with this chapter. The two men who are the features of this book are coming closer together. Crazy Horse has made his home on the Plains for his entire life and knows it like the back of his hand. Custer on the other hand, has not worked much in that part of the country but has served the US military at levels of hierarchy that go beyond anything the Plains Sioux Indians have ever done.

Custer is going to work a campaign. This is far from the first for him, but the author has just explained in the previous chapters that not until Red Cloud had the Sioux ever had a leader who could orchestrate even one military campaign.

Custer led the 7th cavalry, an entire military column of men. This is 800 horsed soldiers. The officers who...

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