The following publications contain information about Ernest Albert Garlington:
Article: "Lt. Ernest A. Garlington: Serving in the 7th U.S. Cavalry" by John D. Mackintosh •Lieutenant Garlington departed his South Carolina home as soon as he heard about his regiment's defeat at Little Bighorn. That began his long career with the regiment. • Greasy Grass, Journal of the Custer Battlefield Historical & Museum Association, Vol. 21, May 2005.
Article: "Ernest Albert Garlington, Brigadier General, United States Army" • Arlington National Cemetery Website: http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/garling.htm, 2000. • Accessed November 4, 2017.