Black and white photograph of Captain Josias King, c.1864.

Captain Josias King

Captain Josias King, c.1864.

Black and white photograph of the adjutant of the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment Josias King, c.1863

Adjutant Josias King

Adjutant of the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment Josias King, c.1863

Black and white photograph of General Alfred H. Sully (center) with (L to R) John H. Pell, Andrew J. Levering, and Josias R. King, c. 1862.

General Alfred Sully and staff

General Alfred H. Sully (center) with (L to R) John H. Pell, Andrew J. Levering, and Josias R. King, c.1862.

Black and white photograph of Lieutenant Josias King, 1862.

Lieutenant Josias King

Lieutenant Josias King, 1862.

Black and white photograph of the Old Pioneer Guard, 1859.

The Old Pioneer Guard

The Old Pioneer Guard, 1859.

Black and white photograph of Josias and Louisa King, c.1858.

Josias R. and Louisa King

Josias and Louisa King, c.1858.

Black and white photograph of Josias King, 1858.

Josias R. King

Josias King, 1858.

Black and white photograph of Josias King, c.1850.

Josias King

Josias King, c.1850.

King, Josias R. (1832–1916)

With the fall of Fort Sumter in 1861, Minnesota became the first state to offer troops to fight the Confederacy. Josias Redgate King is credited with being the first man to volunteer for the Union in the Civil War.

Color image of a musket stock used by the North West Fur Company. Made between 1790 and 1800.

Musket stock

Musket stock used by the North West Fur Company. Made between 1790 and 1800.

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