Episode 3: An Officer and His Greyhounds: George Armstrong Custer

Go back in time to discover the surprising love and relationships Custer had with his greyhounds.

A controversial figure in American history, George Armstrong Custer was noted for his extraordinary bravery in battle when serving as a Major General for the Union during the Civil War, and later as a Lt. Colonel for the U.S. Army during the American-Indian Wars. He was also a lover of greyhounds.

In this episode, discover a brief history of Custer and the dogs he adored and loved.

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