• Creator
  • War Department. The Adjutant General's Office. 3/4/1907-9/18/1947
  • Created Date
  • 1876-07-06
  • Description
  • Before Army headquarters in Washington, DC, had received any official report on the battle, newspapers reported on July 6 that Custer had suffered some "disaster." Adjutant General E.D. Townsend sent this telegram to Chicago to obtain offical information on the action.
  • Format
  • Telegrams
    Paper
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted