Nebraska Historian Writes Book About Custer, South Dakota

Jul 11, 2013

Nebraska historian Jeff Barnes is the author of "The Great Plains Guide to Custer: 85 Forts, Fights and Other Sites." Some of the Custer sites covered in the book are Camp Sturgis near Yankton, Fort Randall at Pickstown and Custer's camps in the Black Hills. North Dakota sites include Fort Rice and Fort Abraham Lincoln, Custer's starting point on the trail to the Little Big Horn. A freelance writer and fifth-generation Nebraskan, Barnes is a former newspaper reporter and editor, board trustee of the Nebraska State Historical Society, past chairman of the Nebraska Hall of Fame Commission and former marketing director for the Durham Museum in Omaha. He's currently working on "The Great Plains Guide to Buffalo Bill."

"The Great Plains Guide to Custer: 85 Forts, Fights and Other Sites"