A Man Called Rasmus
A historical account of a man who left his home in Norway, and came to America, in search of a new way of life. It is about the journeys and adventures, as he took up arms, and bravely fought in the 1862 Indian Wars, and in the U.S. Civil War. You will not want to put this book down, once you start reading it.
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ANSWERED THE CALL April attack August AUTHOR’S Awarded to Rasmus battle BIRCH COULEE Blakely boat Brigade broke camp Bronze Star Medal CALL TO ARMS Camp Release cannon Captain Grant Captain Hendricks Chapter Chicago Fire CIRCA command COURTESY OF KARI Dakota embarked enemy Family Album fight FISH RIVER LANDING flag force Fort Ridgely Fort Snelling Frosta H. H. Sibley Helen Illinois Infantry JOHN NELSON July JULY 24 killed Lieutenant Colonel Marshall located Lower Sioux Agency marched miles MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY Mississippi River Norway OLIVE ELIZABETH OLSON ordered passengers Photo Courtesy picket positions Rasmus and Caroline RASMUS OLSON Rasmus’s company Rasmus’s Regiment ravine Ridgely Saint Louis Saint Paul SANTEE SIOUX scouts Sergeant ship Sibley’s troops side Sioux Indians Sixth Minnesota Sixth Regiment skirmish Snelling soldiers steamboat Taoyateduta town trenches U.S. ARMY U.S. CIVIL WAR U.S. Government U.S. NAVY United Vikings wagons WALL OF HONOR Wood Lake wounded