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Dakota dawn : the decisive first week of the Sioux uprising, August 17-24, 1862

Author: Gregory Michno
Publisher: New York : Savas Beatie LLC, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In August of 1862, hundreds of Dakota warriors opened without warning a murderous rampage against settlers and soldiers in southern Minnesota. The vortex of the Dakota Uprising along the Minnesota River encompassed thousands of people in what was perhaps the greatest massacre of whites by Indians in American history ... Dakota Dawn focuses in great detail on the first week of the killing spree, a great paroxysm of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Michno
ISBN: 9781932714999 1932714995
OCLC Number: 679923584
Description: xi, 442 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Causes of the uprising --
Acton --
Redwood Agency --
Beaver Creek --
Middle Creek --
Redwood Ferry --
Milford --
Murders on the New Ulm Road and Cottonwood River --
Sacred Heart Creek --
Yellow Medicine Agency --
First battle of New Ulm --
First battle of Fort Ridgely --
Lake Shetek --
Kandiyohi County --
Second battle of Fort Ridgely --
Second battle of New Ulm --
Nicollet County --
Breckenridge and Jackson County.
Responsibility: Gregory F. Michno.

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The 1862 Dakota conflict, which encompassed perhaps the greatest massacre of whites by Indians in American history, is filled with emotional drama, irony, tragedy, cowardice, and heroism. The drama  Read more...

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