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Colonel George N. Morgan, 1863. Morgan was the second commandant of Fort Snelling during the Civil War.
Colonel Hans Mattson commanded the Third later in the war, 1865.
Colonel Hiram Berdan, c.1861.
Marsh is wearing his lieutenant colonel's uniform, c.1864. He was promoted to colonel upon Alexander Wilkin's death at the Battle of Tupelo in July 1864.
Oil on canvas painting of Colonel Josiah Snelling, c.1818. Artist unknown.
Colonel George McLaren, c.1864. McLaren was a commandant of Fort Snelling during the Civil War.
One of the largest moves, the Colonial Hotel, 1920. Note the steam crawler directly in front of the hotel.
Color postcard showing an aerial view of Granite Falls, c.1965. Granite Falls was the site of a National Farmers Organization-organized “winter buying” day attended by over two thousand people in 1964.
“Grace,” the Minnesota state photograph, taken by Eric Enstrom c.1920 and colorized by Enstrom’s daughter, Rhoda Nyberg.
Round Tower postcard, c.1910.
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