Monthly Archives: December 2012

Memorial dedicated to 38 Dakota executed in 1862 unveiled

Easy AdSense by Unreal Story and photos by Jeffrey S. Williams Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force “The cold air is nothing compared to what happened on this day 150 years ago,” said David Brave Heart, Mankato Mdewankantonwan Association chairman, … Continue reading

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An American Tragedy – Revisiting the sad conclusion to the U.S.-Dakota War

By Jeffrey S. Williams Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force Following the U.S.-Dakota War in August-September, 1862, Henry Hastings Sibley was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in the United States Army on September 29, 1862, and placed in … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War: October 8-14, 1862

Information courtesy of the Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force (www.mncivilwar150.com and “Minnesota Civil War 150” on Facebook)   Major Highlights for the Week Wednesday October 8, 1862 BATTLE OF PERRYVILLE Along the Chaplin Hills near Perryville, Kentucky, Federal Major … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War: October 1-7, 1862

Information courtesy of the Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force (www.mncivilwar150.com and “Minnesota Civil War 150” on Facebook)   Major Highlights for the Week Wednesday October 1, 1862 Disturbed since the Battle of Antietam about the status of the Army … Continue reading

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