Found Text | September 01, 1994
Soldier Girl: The Civil War Memories of Elizabeth Bacon Custer
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Elizabeth Clift Bacon, Libbie to family and friends, was born April 8, 1842, in Monroe, Michigan. The only surviving child of Daniel and Eleanor Bacon, she was educated at private girls’ schools in Monroe and New York. In 1862, at Thanksgiving party, she was introduced to a young Union Captain, George Armstrong Custer, called Autie by famile and friends.
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