Custer to Attend Wild Deadwood Reads This Summer

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Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer has agreed to come with me to Wild Deadwood Reads in South Dakota on June 10th.

This isn’t the only time Custer has been in Black Hills country. Way back in July of 1874, President Ulysses S. Grant issued orders for Custer to scout a suitable site for a military post in the Black Hills. Custer himself told me his big mistake was bringing along those two prospectors. It had been rumored for years that the Black Hills were rich in gold, and those damn prospectors found it. “The beginning of the end,” he told me in genuine sorrow, “of the Plains Indians and their way of life.” Continue reading

THE CUSTER CONSPIRACY IS NOW IN PRINT

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I started writing The Custer Conspiracy after imagining what the consequences would be if it just so happened that George Custer faked his own death and was not killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

Probably none at all. After all, that battle occurred 140 years ago. Who the heck today would even care? Continue reading