About Custer's Childhood
At a young age Custer was sent to live with a half-sister and ended up spending a good portion of his child hood bouncing between living in Monroe Michigan, and New Rumley Ohio. After Custer finished high school he atteneded McNelly Normal school while working a number of odd jobs, and eventually got a teaching certificate. Then Custer decided he wanted to be more then a teacher, and decided to try to enroll at West Point military academy. while at west point Custer was a student who misbehaved and had to be frequently disciplined, and when he graduated he was last in his class.
Challenges He Faced In Life
George Armstrong Custer had to deal with the fact that he was bounced back and forth between two different homes most of his childhood. He was also had bad academic ability, as well as the fact that he was almost thrown out of the army if the civil war had not started and there was a large need for generals.
Important Things About Custer
Custer didn't know when to stop when he was given a job he did it no matter how dangerous it got he finished the job, but at the same time he was very self centered he wanted and loved to get all the credit for accomplishments he was part in, he even paraded two times after the war so that he could get more recognition.
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