Last in Their Class: Custer, Pickett and the Goats of West Point

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Today's Goat, the West Point cadet finishing at the bottom of his class, is temporary celebrity among his classmates. But in the 19th century, he was something of a cult figure. Custer's contemporaries at the Academy believed that the same spirit of adventure that led him to carouse at local taverns motivated his dramatic cavalry attacks in the Civil War and afterwards. And the same willingness to accept punishment from Academy authorities also sent George Pickett into the teeth of the Union guns at Gettysburg. The story ...

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Last in Their Class: Custer, Pickett and the Goats of West Point
2017, Encounter Books

ISBN-13: 9781594039232

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Last in Their Class: Custer, Pickett and the Goats of West Point
2006, Encounter Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781594031410

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