A vainglorious commander ignored the advice of his scouts and led his men into an ambush at the Little Big Horn. General George Custer's imprudence earn him an ignominious place in history. This program traces Custer's military career from his days in the Union army during the Civil War through his escapades as an Indian fighter in the newly opened Western territories. But it is for Custer's last stand that this soldier shall always be remembered. Archival photographs, journals, commentary by historians, and dramatic reenactments portray those final moments when Custer and 264 soldiers met their end at the hands of Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, and their warriors.