Captured Sioux Indians in fenced enclosure on Minnesota River below Fort Snelling.

ID Number: E91.4S p53 Original

Negative Number: 9105 B

Over the winter of 1862-1863, nearly 1,600 Dakota non-combatants were held in an internment/concentration camp below the fort while they awaited removal to the Crow Creek reservation.

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Captured Sioux Indians in fenced enclosure on Minnesota River below Fort Snelling.
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