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Dakota arrow
Description A Dakota arrow with a wooden shaft, steel projectile point and feather fletching, circa 1863. The arrow killed Lieutenant Frederick John Holt Beever, a volunteer aide-de-camp assigned to the 1863 punitive expedition against the Dakota led by Henry Sibley. It was retrieved from Beever's corpse on the bank of the Missouri River near Bismarck, North Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 24 1/2 inches length
5/16 inch diameter shaft
7/8 inch width widest point
Nomenclature Arrow
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Henry Hastings Sibley Expedition
Beever, Frederick John Holt
Found at Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Sibley expedition, 1863
Dakota Indians--Wars, 1862-1865
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Dates Use: Exactly 1863
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6040.5