Settlers’ Stories

2011-2012 oral history from the descendants of New Ulm settlers collected by the Minnesota Historical Society at usdakotawar.org

Birch Coulee/Beaver Creek settlers’ stories told by their descendants

Friends and Family of Dakota Uprising Victims: Descendants Honor and Remember booklet published by descendants of Renville and Brown County families, 2012

“Experiences During the Outbreak –Stories Related by Eyewitnesses” in Franklyn Curtiss Wedge, ed. History of Renville County II p. 919-831 (1915) contained in free e-book [William Wichmann; Mary Schmidt; Charles Lammers; Mrs. Patrick Hayden; Keran Horan; Brown Family]

Brown, Samuel J. “Captivity of the Family of Joseph R. Brown” in Heard, Isaac V. D. History of the Sioux War and Massacres of 1862 and 1863 p. 202-208 (1864) contained in free e-book

Hinman, Samuel D. narrative in Heard, Isaac V. D. History of the Sioux War and Massacres of 1862 and 1863 p. 65-67 (1864) contained in free e-book

Humphrey, John Ames “Boyhood Remembrances of Life Among the Dakotas and the Massacre of 1862” in Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society XV p. 337-348 ( ) contained in free e-book

Hurd, Alomina narrative in Heard, Isaac V. D. History of the Sioux War and Massacres of 1862 and 1863 p. 102-109 (1864) contained in free e-book

Kriegher, Justina “Narrative of Justina Kriegher” in Buck, Daniel Indian Outbreaks p. 187-208 (1904) contained in free e-book

Kriegher, Minnie “The Story of Minnie Krieger” in Carrigan, Minnie Buce Captured by the Indians images 65-68 (1912) digitized by the Library of Congress

Lane, J. G. “The Story of J.G. Lane” in Carrigan, Minnie Buce Captured by the Indians images 54-62 (1912) digitized by the Library of Congress

Reyff, Emanuel “The Story of Emanuel Reyff” in Carrigan, Minnie Buce Captured by the Indians images 51-53 (1912) digitized by the Library of Congress

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