Civil War Events by Person - George Custer


Listing of all day-by-day events of the American Civil War related to the state of George Custer.

There are a total of (5) Civil War Events by Person - George Custer events in the CivilWarTimeline.net database. Entries are listed below by date-of-occurrence ascending (first-to-last). Other leading and trailing events are also included for perspective.
June 29, 1863

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George Armstrong Custer is named General within the Union ranks. At the age of just 23, he becomes the youngest general of the Army during the war.



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May 10, 1864

Railroad equipment and track sections are destroyed at Beaver Dam Station, Virginia, under the direction of General Custer.



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October 2, 1864

Command of the 3rd Cavalry Division is handed to General Custer.



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March 2, 1865

The Battle of Waynesboro takes place in Virginia. It is a Union victory and notable for the destruction of General Jubal Early's army. Strength includes 2,500 Union against 1,600 Confederates with casualties being 9 to 1,500, respectively.



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April 8, 1865

Appomattox train station is the site of a Union capture of enemy supplies. General George Custer presides over the victory.



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