Battle of Wood Lake

Battle of Wood Lake

Drawing of the Battle of Wood Lake, c.1896. From A thrilling narrative of the Minnesota massacre and the Sioux War of 1862–63 (A.P. Connolly. Chicago, 1896.)

The Battle of Wood Lake, September 23, 1862

On September 23, 1862, United States troops, led by Colonel Henry Sibley, defeated Taoyateduta (Little Crow IV)'s Dakota force at the Battle of Wood Lake. The battle marked the end of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.

Battle of Kelly's Field

Battle of Kelly's Field

1890 painting depicting the Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment at the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, September 20, 1863. Painted by artists Harry J. Kellogg, 1890.

Soldier's painted canvas haversack

Soldier's painted canvas haversack

Soldier's painted canvas haversack, 1861–1865.

Monument to 2nd Minnesota Regiment at Mission Ridge, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Monument to Second Minnesota Regiment at Missionary Ridge, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Monument to Second Minnesota Regiment at Missionary Ridge, Chattanooga, Tennessee, c.1893.

2nd Minnesota national battle flag

2nd Minnesota national battle flag

2nd Minnesota national battle flag.

Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry standing in front of the Long Barracks

Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry standing in front of the Long Barracks

Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry standing in front of the Long Barracks, Fort Snelling.

Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry veterans at dedication of monument to Second Minnesota, Snodgrass Ridge, Chickamauga, Georgia.

Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry veterans at dedication of monument to Second Minnesota, Snodgrass Ridge, Chickamauga, Georgia.

Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry veterans at dedication of monument to Second Minnesota, Snodgrass Ridge, Chickamauga, Georgia.

Civil War bullets

Civil War bullets

Six bullets retrieved from the Mill Springs Battlefield by George L. Gates, Co. A, Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.

Civil War saxhorn

Civil War saxhorn

Saxhorn used by Kelsey D. Chase, Co. K, Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - War and Conflict