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U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 : Secondary Sources: Books & Articles

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Books

Brackett's Battalion: Minnesota Cavalry in the Civil War and Dakota War, by Kurt D. Bergemann.
St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2004.
MNHS call number: Reading Room E 515.6.B73 B47 2004, also available for purchase

The Dakota War: The United States Army Versus the Sioux, 1862-1865, by Micheal Clodfelter.
Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1998.
MNHS call number: Reading Room E 83.86 .C56 1998

The Dakota War of 1862, 2nd ed., by Kenneth Carley.
St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2001.
MNHS call number: Reading Room E 83.86.C3 2001, also available for purchase

Henry Hastings Sibley: Divided Heart, by Rhoda R. Gilman.
St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2004.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F 605.1.S56 G54 2004, also available for purchase

Little Crow: Leader of the Dakota, by Gwenyth Swain.
St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2004.
MNHS call number: Reading Room E 99.D1 L733 2004, also available for purchase

Little Crow: Spokesman for the Sioux, by Gary Clayton Anderson.
St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1986.
MNHS call number: Reading Room E 99 .D1 L732 1986, also available for purchase

Over the Earth I Come: The Great Sioux Uprising of 1862, by Duane Schultz.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.
MNHS call number: Reading Room E83.86 .S428 1992

The Peace Seekers: The Indian Christians and the Dakota Conflict, by Elden Lawrence.
Sioux Falls, S.D.: Pine Hill Press, 2005.
MNHS call number: Reading Room E 83.86 .L38 2005

Through Dakota Eyes: Narrative Accounts of the Minnesota Indian War of 1862, edited by Gary Clayton Anderson and Alan R. Woolworth.
St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society, 1988.
MNHS call number: Reading Room E 83.86 .T48 1988, also available for purchase

Dakota Dawn: The Decisive First Week of the Sioux Uprising, August 17-24, 1862, by Gregory Michno. 
New York : Savas Beatie LLC, 2011.
MNHS call number: E83.86 .M53 2011, also avaliable for purchase

Video

The Past is Alive Within Us: The US-Dakota Conflict
Saint Paul, Minnesota: Twin Cities Public Television, Inc., 2013.
A mix of historical information and contemporary stories will introduce viewers to some of the key people and events of the 1862 War, and will demonstrate how this critical period in our history continues to affect Minnesotans and the descendants of Dakota exiled from Minnesota.
157 minute video on DVD
MNHS call number: DVD 76

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