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! Detroit Institute of Art (DIA) to sell Custer guidon 134 years ago today (June 25) George Armstrong Custer and members of the 7th Cavalry were killed at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, the DIA announces it will sell the Custer guidon that is … More Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) to sell Custer guidon