In June 2010, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) announced it was putting the Custer guidon found at the famed Battle at the Little Big Horn up for auction with Sotheby’s. Read original article here. The auction will take place on December 10, 2010. Read more here.
Explore southeast Michigan and allow our region’s storied past to unfold! In so Distant a Place as Traverse City: The Northern Michigan Relatives of Elizabeth Bacon Custer by Julie Schopiery The life story of General George Armstrong Custer is widely known, and biographies have been written about his wife, Elizabeth ( Libbie) Bacon Custer, who was a staunch supporter … More Book on Elizabeth (Libbie) Bacon Custer’s Traverse City Roots
Explore southeast Michigan and allow our region’s storied past to unfold! Click on the appropriate date and ticket price to book your Lunch & Learn Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tour. Remember: The early bird gets the worm. So sign up early and SAVE! Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Early Bird Ticket … More Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Lunch & Learn Civil War Remembrance Tour Registration