Eager for military glory, Custer greatly underestimates the strength of his enemy and leads his men into a massacre.


General George Custer arrived in the Dakota territory and met with Colonel Preston to discuss the current state of affairs with the Sioux. Preston urged caution and negotiation with the indians but Custer believed a more aggressive show of force was necessary.[1]

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Whit Bissell plays Custer in The Broken Pledge

This character was played by two different actors in two seasons of Cheyenne: Whit Bissell in season two and Barry Atwater in season four.
  1. The Broken Pledge