Reflections, observations, random thoughts and bon mots, relating to the literary and
geographic landscapes of American history. And book reviews too.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The Call of the Bugle
Call of the Bugle, painted by J.K. Ralston. This oil painting shows Custer rallying the
troops for the final defense of Last Stand Hill. The Custer Battlefield
Historical & Museum Association (CBHMA) commissioned it in 1964,
donating to the park shortly after. Credit: Courtesy of the National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. LIBI_00138_06378