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U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 : Images & Artifacts

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Captured Sioux Native Americans, corralled at Fort Snelling, 1862.              


    Bennett Benson as drummer boy. U.S.- Dakota War.     Big Eagle, leader in the U.S.- Dakota War.          Little Crow          Tipi of Sioux Indians below Fort snelling; held captive here after U.S.-Dakota War  

Sample Artifacts at MNHS

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