Custer Memorial [OH]
The Custer Memorial consists of a bronze statue at the site of George Armstrong Custer's birth, the foundation of the house in which he was born, and an exhibit pavilion. George Custer (18391876), known as a daring cavalry brigade commander of the Civil War, and his division blocked General Robert E. Lee's retreat during the Appomattox Campaign. Post Civil War, within the army, Custer was defeated and killed in the Indian War's Battle of Little Bighorn (1876) by a Native American coalition (primarily Sioux, Cheyenne, and Arapaho) led by the Sioux Crazy Horse, Gall, and Sitting Bull.
The memorial offers an exhibit pavilion.