This collection contains the research materials and correspondence of G. Joseph Sills (1931-2000) concerning
the events surrounding th Battle of Little Big Horn and Custer's Last Stand. The collection revolves around not only George
A. Custer, but several of his
subordinates as well (Myles Walter Keogh, Frederick William Benteen, and Marcus A. Reno).
A member of the English Westerners Society, the Custer Battlefield Historical and
Museum Association (CBHMA) and the Little Big Horn Associates, G. Joseph Sills, Jr.
(1931-2000) of Baltimore, Maryland, was a dedicated as well as respected student of
Custer’s Last Stand. Maryland’s longtime Commissioner for Workers’ Compensation,
Sills brought a keen mind and impartial spirit to the study of the famous battle.
284 items in 2 boxes.
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