Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars, 1861-1865, Volume 1

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State, 1890 - Dakota Indians
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[I] Historical sketches and rosters of Minnesota organizations in the Civil and Indian Wars. List and short record of general officers appointed from Minnesota, and of other Minnesota officers who were brevetted as general officers. List and short record of officers appointed from Minnesota in the Volunteer Staff Corps. List of appointments in the United States army from Minnesota, 1861-1870. List of officers and enlisted men promoted from Minnesota Volunteers to be commissioned officers in United States colored troops. The Indian War of 1862-1864, and following campaigns in Minnesota, by C.E. Flandrau. Roster of citizen soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian War of 1862, comp. by C.E. Flandrau -- II. Official reports and correspondence relating to the organization and services of Minnesota troops in the Civil and Indian Wars, 1861-1865.

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