Letter to the editor of the St. Paul Pioneer ("The Indians and Half-Breeds from Fort Snelling) from R. [surname unknown], March 7, 1863
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Description This letter to the editor of the St. Paul Pioneer dated March 7, 1863 and written by an author identified only as R. (possibly Stephen Riggs) addresses the role of "friendly" Indians and "half-breeds" in the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, at subsequent trails, and at the internment camp at Fort Snelling.
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Format Content Category: text
Place Subject: Dakota Internment Camp at Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Recipient: St. Paul Pioneer
Sibley, Henry Hastings
Ramsey, Alexander
Sioux Indians
Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Fort Ridgely, Nicollet County, Minnesota, United States
Fort Snelling Dakota Internment Camp
Native Americans
Dakota Indians
Dates Creation: Exactly 03/07/1863
Notes Forms part of Stephen R. Riggs and family papers, 1837-1988 (bulk 1837-1869). View finding aid at http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/00797.xml
Holding Type Manuscripts - Component - Item
Identifiers 001733689
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  • Ron Roizen on March 14, 2018 02:46:40 PM

    Would appreciate a copy of this too.

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