Katsumoto: "So he was a good general." Algren: "No. No, he wasn't a good general. He was arrogant and foolhardy. And he got massacred because he took a single battalion against two thousand angry Indians." Katsumoto: "Two thousand Indians? How many men for Custer?" Algren: "Two hundred and eleven." Katsumoto: "I like this General Custer."
Katsumoto showing is admiration of General Custer and Algren tries to explain how he is a horrible man.