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Author Michno, Gregory F

Title Dakota Dawn : the Decisive First Week of the Sioux Uprising, August 1862
Published Havertown : Savas Beatie, 2011
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Contents Preface; Chapter 1: Causes of the Uprising; Chapter 2: Acton; Chapter 3: Redwood Agency; Chapter 4: Beaver Creek; Chapter 5: Middle Creek; Chapter 6: Redwood Ferry; Chapter 7: Milford; Chapter 8: Murders on the New Ulm Road and Cottonwood River; Chapter 9: Sacred Heart Creek; Chapter 10: Yellow Medicine Agency; Chapter 11: First Battle of New Ulm; Chapter 12: First Battle of Fort Ridgely; Chapter 13: Lake Shetek; Chapter 14: Kandiyohi County; Chapter 15: Second Battle of Fort Ridgely; Chapter 16: Second Battle of New Ulm; Chapter 17: Nicollet County
Chapter 18: Breckenridge and Jackson CountyPostscript; Appendix: Numbers of Killed and Wounded at Select Locations; Bibliography; Index
Summary 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. To read about the fast paced and unpredictable flood of killing and destruction is to discover heartrending emotion, irony, tragedy, cowardice, and heroism from unexpected quarters. Previous attempts to sort out individual experiences and place the events in a coherent chronologic
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ISBN 1611210658