The Benteen-Goldin Letters on Custer and his Last Battle

Mattituck, NY: J. M. Carroll & Company, 1974. First edition thus. Cloth. Bears Robert M. Utley's signature of ownership, 9-7-74. A series of letters between Frederick W. Benteen and Theodore Goldin. Benteen presents himself as a paragon of diplomatic virtues and an unparalleled military genius who was mostly misunderstood and envied by all who knew him. Goldin's claim to fame is that he supposedly carried a message from Custer to Reno on June 25, 1876. No. 66 of 1000 limited edition signed copies. Sun-fading on spine. Slipcased. NF. No DJ as issued. Item #4493
ISBN: 0871405806


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