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Colonel George N. Morgan, 1863. Morgan was the second commandant of Fort Snelling during the Civil War.
Exterior view of Fort Snelling showing the Round Tower, 1863.
Graphite drawing of Fort Snelling, 1863.
Dakota boy at the concentration camp below Fort Snelling, 1863. Photograph by Whitney’s Gallery.
Two Dakota men at the Fort Snelling concentration camp, c.1862–1863. Photograph by Benjamin Franklin Upton.
Apistoka at Fort Snelling concentration camp, c.1862–1863. Photograph by Benjamin Franklin Upton.
Two Dakota women at the Fort Snelling concentration camp, c.1862–1863. Photograph by Joel Emmons Whitney.
View of the Dakota concentration camp on the river flats below Fort Snelling, c.1862–1863. Photograph by Benjamin Franklin Upton.
Sketch of soldiers’ barracks at Fort Snelling, c.1862, by Albert Colgrave.
Dr. Thomas R. Potts, c.1855. Potts was the assistant surgeon and medical purveyor at Fort Snelling during the Civil War.
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