Identification of Indian murderers in Minnesota by a boy survivor of the massacre

ID Number: E91.4S p22

Negative Number: 3813

This illustration from the Dec. 20, 1862 issue of Harper’s Weekly depicts the trials of Dakota men suspected of killing or assaulting civilians. How are the Dakota portrayed? Who is the likely audience for this image?

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Identification of Indian murderers in Minnesota by a boy survivor of the massacre
Memories of War U.S. Military Non-Combatants Dakota "Peace Party" Dakota Soldiers