Nineteenth-century History

My Life on the Plains

Last night I finished Ghost Stories of the Old West by Dan Asfar. Other than several editing mistakes (spelling, grammar, etc), the book was actually quite good. You always hear about legends and myths from Europe about haunted castles and so on, but to read the legends of some of America’s own haunted places is really quite fascinating.

My Life on the Plains by George A. Custer

My Life on the Plains by George A. Custer

Now that I’ve treated myself to some good ol’ ghost stories, it’s time to get back to business. This time I’ve chosen to read My Life on the Plains: Personal Experiences with Indians by George Armstrong Custer of Little Bighorn fame. As of now, I’ve read the introduction which give a little bit of background information about Custer and about his memoirs.

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