Near the Rasin River in downtown Monroe is a statue of a civil war general on a horse. It sits on a base with the word CUSTER carved into the side of it. The U.S. military has had many famous generals, but it was George Armstrong Custer that became famous for his and his soldier’s deaths the Battle of Littel Big Horn.
Custer was raised in the town of Monroe. He graduated from West Point and served with great distinction in the Civil War. In 1910 This bronze statue created by Edward Clark Potter named “Sighting The Enemy” was erected in his honor.
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