ELIZABETH BACON CUSTER
AS SEEN IN:
'Son Of The Morning Star'
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Elizabeth Bacon Custer (April 8, 1842 - April 4, 1933) was the wife of General George Armstrong Custer. After his death, she became an outspoken advocate for her husband's legacy through her popular books and lectures. Largely as a result of her endless campaigning on his behalf, Custer's iconic portrayal as the gallant fallen hero amid the glory of 'Custer’s Last Stand' was a canon of American history for almost a century after his death.
Mrs. Custer was born on this date 169 years ago. She was also played on TV by Blythe Danner in "The Court-Martial Of George Armstrong Custer", but that would be set in an alternate TV dimension because of the titular event depicted....