The wild wild west was a time in American history that saw a lot on innovation and blood shed. From the creation of the Transcontinental Railroad to the decimation of Native Americans, the wild west will never be forgotten. More so for the horrible things that were done to ensure the "American" survival. Here is a gallery of 50 images that give a glimpse into the harshness that was the wild wild west.
George Armstrong Custer was a calvary commander and an officer in the United States Army in the 1800s. He ranked in the American Civil War and the American Indian Wars. Known as "Custer's Last Stand," George was defeated by the Indians at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.