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Northern Plains stone projectile points
Description Black cardboard hanging box (G) with a cotton filled interior covered with glass that contains a card (F) printed with a legend of the five Native American stone projectile points (A through E) also contained within the box. Point (A) is leaf shaped and marked "Grand Portage". Point (B) is stemmed and has corner notch points. Point (C) has a notched center. Point (D) is a knife with a fairly long stem for hafting. Point (E) is crudely stemmed. The case was assembled by Colonel John G. Clark, who served with the 50th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment at Fort Rice in Dakota Territory during the US-Dakota War.
Quantity 7 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 inches A
3 inches A
3 inches B
1 1/2 inches B
2 1/2 inches C
3/4 inches C
2 inches D
3/4 inches D
2 inches E
1 inches E
5 inches F
3 1/4 inches F
Nomenclature Projectile point
Subjects Collected by: Clark, Colonel John Garvin
Used by Dakota Indians
Collected in Fort Rice, Morton County, North Dakota, United States
Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Indian weapons--Dakota Territory.
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Dates Discovery: Not earlier than 04/1865 - Not later than 06/1866
50th Wisconsin dates of service
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 69.54.19.A-G