Rain In The Face. At the Battle of Little Big Horn, he was alleged to have cut the heart out of Thomas Custer. According to legend, he was fulfilling a vow of vengeance. He thought Captain Tom Custer had unjustly imprisoned him in 1874 for the murder of Dr. John Honsinger. Some accounts claim that he had personally killed George Custer as well, but a number of similar claims have been attributed to other warriors. Late in his life, he denied killing George Custer or mutilating Tom Custer.
George & Libbie Custer, Texas, 1865. It was a well known fact that George A. Custer was an Egomaniac, it's the reason his troop was wiped out at the Little Big Horn; He was supposed to be waiting for two other Calvary troops to assist in the battle, but he PUSHED his troop faster to arrive sooner, thinking he would have the GLORY for Himself....HUGE Mistake.
Elizabeth Bacon Custer (April 8, 1842 - April 4, 1933) was the wife of General George Armstrong Custer. After his death, she became an outspoken advocate for her husband's legacy through her popular books and lectures. [Wikipedia]
Elizabeth Bacon Custer (1842-1933), wife of George Armstrong Custer for 12 years and his widow for 57 years. After Custer's disastrous confrontation with the Sioux and Cheyenne at the Little Big Horn on June 25,1876, Libbie Custer set out to rehabilitate his image. She made a good living from her books and lectures about her late husband, and died at the age of slmost 91, leaving a $100,000 estate.