The list author says: "I have been fascinated with the LBH since I was in elementary school and I have been to the LBH twice on extensive tours. I have read numerous books on the subject, plains Indians and Custer as well."
"Wonderful collection of Walter Camp's notes with LBH participants anf other western notables. Camp reserched and found many numerous sites at the turn of the century and had a particular interest in the LBH."
"This is Pennington's theory of what happened to Custer's battalion that caused or led to it's fracturing reulting in total loss. pennington takes the unromantic view of Custer's demise and his battalion's last hour."
"Charles Kuhlman is another classic historiann who had his own view of what happened to Custer and it is a little different. He also concentrates on the interpratation of Custer's orders and failure, in Terry's view, that he wait for Terry and the infantry."
"The key preliminary battle before the LBH. Mangum, former Supt. of the LBH, does a detaled account of Crooks battle against the Sioux and Cheyenne just a week before Custer. Crook's leaving the field has major consequences to Terry and Custer."
"This book semed to jump start another look at Custer in the 1980's after his post Vietnam War legacy. Connell does a good job, objectively, detailing the personality issues and lays out the conflict quite well."
"Graham opened up the Reno Court of inquiriess and produced an excllent book on the testimonies of the various officers and participants. He he has an immense collection of statements. Benteen's letters are facinating. ,"
"Grays great book on what happened at the Little Bighorn. he first part of the book is about his scout Mitch Boyer who died with Custer at the LBH. The fascinating part of the book is Gray's time/motion analysis that shows approximately where the separate battalions were."
"Dr. Fox, resident of Hardin, was part of the archealogy team that went over the LBH after the 80s fire. Covers the fascinating findings and has a interesting view on what Custer's battalion was up to. Dr. Fox has very strong opinions and some are controversial. A very worthwhile book."
"A revionist's look at Custer Tony Horwitz style, interpeting the man while visiting his historic locations. The author lacks an appreciation for the mystery of what happened to Custer's battalion and a perspective from that period but has a healthy emplathy for the plains Native Americans."
"Benteen is one of the most critical characters involved in the Little Big Horn fiasco. Mills utilizes a mass of Benteen letters for quotes about Benteen' peers, subordinates and commanders to give a great flavor of the man. A great look at his personality although Mills falls a little short at analyzing Benteen's actions at the Little Big Horn."