Monthly Archives: October 2013

Officers, Gentlemen, and Dakota Women

Theodore G. Carter, an officer in the 7th Minnesota, Company K, adds his recollection to the series on relationships between Army officers and Dakota women on the Minnesota frontier. (The five-part series started here.) In his reminiscences, published in the … Continue reading

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Did Henry Sibley Execute His Son?

Love a good mystery? You’re in for a treat. Early in his research for¬†Northern Slave, Black Dakota: The Life and Times of Joseph Godfrey,¬†historian Walt Bachman¬†unearthed rumors that Henry Milord, one of the 38 Dakota men executed at Mankato, Minnesota, … Continue reading

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1862 Dakota Peace Coalition

Please join me and the Linden Hills History Study Group on Monday, October 14 at 7:00 PM. We will meet at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 4201 Sheridan Avenue South in Minneapolis, MN as I share, and we discuss, the controversial … Continue reading

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